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With tablets, Apple has a competitive advantage, not a monopoly.



A beginning monopoly is not necessarily the fruit of unfair practices or abuse of power. But when a company has more than 70% of a market worldwide, it's a monopoly. By definition, monopoly is a competitive advantage. Because Apple volumes in tablet sales dwarfs all of its competitors, it necessarily has an enormous advantage on price buying screens, RAM, flash, etc.

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Apple has had over 90% market share since the iPad came out. It's a monopoly by all definitions of the word.

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