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16 Smartphones That Were Deemed ‘iPhone Killer,’ 2008-2011

Jason O. Gilbert
Technology Editor
Yahoo Tech

After the first iPhone came out in 2007, tech publications rushed to identify the phone that would be the “iPhone killer.”

SPOILER: Apple sold more than 190 million iPhones last year. It is safe to say that the iPhone has not, in fact, been killed. 

1. Google Nexus One

2. The BlackBerry Torch 9800

3. The Palm Pre

4. The Galaxy S II