This one is funny, and it may be true:
Android handset makers: Here are our phones. How would you like us to change them so that you will sell them?
Microsoft: Here's $200 million. Please sell our phones.
Apple: Here is our new phone. It comes in black or white. We will let you sell it.
Considering that every company in the world try to sell iPhones, even in some countries, jail braked ones. Before they were available unlocked from Apple.
The above fictional dialogue is from John Gruber's site