The Porsche 911 sells the boxster. High end design makes a brand desirable and makes people go for the mid range options.
If you come in at the mid range and lack those high end features, what happens to your brand image and desirability?
I was more tempted by Apple than ever before this year, Android 4, Revenge of the Ice Cream Sandwich has me excited and I was so looking forward to hardware accelerated browsing and voice recognition in WinPho 7.5...
This has dampened my enthusiasm for Windows Phone 7.5. I wanted to see stuff that made me go wow, and all I got was a lousy "hmmmm....".