Gartner forecasts 1 billion Android shipments in 2014

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Android is poised to have its largest year ever with 2014, perhaps to the tune of 1.1B device shipments. At least that’s what research firm Gartner predicts for the platform in the coming twelve months. Accounting for nearly half of all device shipments in 2014, Android is expected to be ...

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Samsung dominates Android space with 63 percent share

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We recently covered the announcements made at Samsungs analyst day, which included major increases in PPI, flexible screens and 4k displays for future devices. In the days following Localytics, a mobile and web analytics marketing platform, published a study stating Samsung has a 63.3% share of ...

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Android grows to nearly 80% of smartphone market as Apple dips

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Android, as a platform, has grown to reach nearly 80 percent (79.3%) of the smartphone market, according to a new International Data Corporation (IDC) report. The same time frame (Q2 ’12) saw Android leading the industry with 69.1 percent of the market. So, who did Android steal a bit of ...

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Jelly Bean is now (finally) most common version of Android

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More than one year after its debut, Android 4.1/4.2 becomes the most used version of the platform.

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comScore: Android holds strong at 53.4% of the mobile market

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The latest comScore figures are out, and even though Apple took the top spot for smartphone manufacturers, Android still leads as the number one smartphone platform. Smartphone ownership rose slightly during the last three months of 2012, thanks to the holidays and end of year sales. According ...

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Android now powers 44% of tablet market

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The tablet race tightens as Apple sees its lowest market share yet for the iPad.

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iOS edges Android in U.S. with help from iPhone 5

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Apple has recaptured a slight edge in U.S. market share thanks to the launch of the iPhone 5. The twelve week period ending in late October sees Apple pulling in 48.1 percent of the market while Android follows closely with 46.7 percent of the pie. Research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech ...

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comScore: Android inches forward as smartphone sales slow

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Android is still the king of the hill when it comes to smartphone market share, according to the newest comScore report.  At 52.5 percent of the U.S. market, Android is up ever so slightly with .9 percent growth since June.  Even as it remains virtually unchanged, it did well enough to beat out ...

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IDC: Android hits 75% market share on fourth anniversary of platform

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Four years in, nearly all the base are belong to Android.

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Strategy Analytics: Android has 41.3 percent of global tablet market

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Shipments doubled year-over-year for the third quarter.

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comScore: Android inches to 52.6 percent market share in U.S.

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The latest comScore figures are out and seem to suggest that not a lot has changed over the last three months.  As expected, Android is still the top mobile platform at 52.6 percent, followed by Apple at 34.3 percent. RIM ranks third at 8.3 percent share, followed in fourth by Microsoft (3.6 ...

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Ice Cream Sandwich now powers nearly 1 in 4 Android devices

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AKA: Gingerbread still outnumbers everything else. And... Froyo outnumbers Honeycomb.

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Nielsen: 75% of 25-34 year-olds in U.S. now own smartphone

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Three out of every four U.S. consumers age 25-34 now own a smartphone, according to a new report out of Nielsen   Up from 59 percent last year (July 2011), it’s the biggest segment of mobile users who have taken the step to something a little smarter.  Quite a number, eh?  That’s ...

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New platform figures indicate Android 4.0 powers more than 100 million devices

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The latest Android developer platform figures are online and show a steadily growing Android 4.0 and 4.1 experience.  As of the 14 day period ending September 4, Ice Cream Sandwich now powers 20.9 percent of all Android devices, or roughly 100 million units.  How did we arrive at that number? ...

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comScore: Android, iOS grow while RIM dips below 10% share

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We’re not going to beat you over the head with yet another report about how Android is the king of the smartphone market.  OK, maybe just a little bit. It’s no surprise to see the latest comScore report shows Android growing 1.4 percent to hold 52.2 percent of the U.S. mobile market ...

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