Originally Posted by holymadness
I seriously wonder how you expect other companies to make money when they're forced to compete with Google who can sell Nexus devices at cost because they profit from search. I don't see Samsung, HTC, and LG branching out of the hardware business. If there are no more margins on hardware, hardware competitors can't exist.
That is one of the reasons why Google gimps the Nexus devices. They'll offer barebones at rock bottom prices and leaves Samsung, HTC, and LG to offer higher priced handsets that include the features that others will want. Makes sense.