Gartner: Smartphones sales slow in Q2 but Android still dominates

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While overall sales decline, Android grows its market share from 43.1 percent to 64.1 percent.

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comScore: Android inches to 50.9 percent U.S. market share

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Samsung continues to lead all smartphone manufacturers and Android is still the king of the mobile landscape, according to the latest comScore report.  Inching up .8 percent over the previous quarter, Android now commands 50.9 percent of the U.S. smartphone market.  Apple, for its part, grew ...

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ABI Research: Samsung, Apple rake in 90 percent of smartphone profits

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Samsung and Apple are responsible for 90 percent of smartphone profits, according to new findings out of ABI Research.  Collectively capturing more than half (55 percent) of the market, the two companies seem to be running away with our smartphone monies.  Whereas Apple is still the leader in ...

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IDC: Android will peak in 2012, Windows Phone to eclipse iOS in 2016

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Android is expected to be the dominant player come 2016 but Microsoft won't make it easy.

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comScore: Android now on more than half of all U.S. smartphones

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The tipping point has been reached as Android hits 51 percent of U.S. market share.

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IDC: Samsung moved 42.2M smartphones in Q1 while HTC sold 6.9M

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The Android game, for now, looks to be Samsung's to lose.

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Android nears 50% market share as U.S. tops 100M smartphone users

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The latest comScore MobiLens report out and, for the first time, the number of U.S. smartphone subscribers has eclipsed the 100-million mark.  Growing 13 percent from October, the finding tells us that there are 101.3 million American users running around with smartphones. As to exactly what ...

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Gartner: Android accounts for more than half of smartphones in Q4

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According to research firm Gartner, Android captured 50.9 percent of all smartphone sales in the fourth quarter of 2011.  Pulling just over half of all sales in the final three months of the year, it’s enough to double Apple’s iOS 23.8 percent share.  Symbian, for its part slid from ...

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NPD Group: Nearly 3 in 5 first-time smartphone buyers choose Android

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According to new data out of the NPD Group, nearly 3 out of every 5 new smartphone buyers are picking up Android devices. The information collected over the fourth quarter of 2011 tells us that people prefer Android 57% of the time, followed by iOS with a 34% share. Now before you say, ...

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Google: Gingerbread leads all Android versions at 55.5% as Ice Cream Sandwich scratches surface

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Android 4.0 has started to make a dent in the platform versions chart, but Gingerbread leads all.

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Latest Mobile Mix report sees Android at 56 percent of network share

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The newest Mobile Mix report is out, giving us a decent look at the mobile landscape  through October 2011.  There’s not a ton new this time around however we figured some of it was worth sharing.  Android, as a platform, remains the top mobile platform on the network at 56 percent, even ...

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Gartner: More than half of all smartphones sold in Q3 were Android-powered

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With more than 60 million Android handsets sold in Q3, Android has doubled its market share over 2010.

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Android extends lead as top smartphone platform in U.S.

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The latest stats from ComScore are out and, as one might expect, Android has continued to grow its lead over other mobile platforms.  Increasing by nearly 5 points (4.6) over the previous quarter and now commands 44.8 percent of the U.S. smartphone market.  Apple, growing slightly at 0.8 point, ...

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Nielsen: New Smart Phone Buyers Prefer Android 2-to-1 Over Apple (U.S.)

How’s that for an inflammatory headline? Fortunately, it’s not a stretch or a skewed perspective here; People are buying Android like crazy.  The new numbers out of Nielsen today show that more than half of all “recent acquirers” in the United States chose an Android ...

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comScore: Nearly 1 in 4 European Smart Phones Run Android

A new comScore report is out today which breaks down the smart phone landscape as it pertains to five European countries.  Their findings were that Android has grown to the tune of 16.2% year-over-year and now sits as the second most popular mobile platform.  Nokia’s Symbian platform ...

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