Nielsen: 43 Percent of Recent Smart Phone Purchases are Android

Say what you will about which smart phone platform is the best, but one simply cannot argue that new users are flocking to Android. The latest Nielsen reports are out, showing Android picking up steam over the competition.

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Android Eclipses Symbian to Become #1 Smart Phone Platform in World

For the first time ever, Android has wrestled away the top spot in smart phone market share. Topping Symbian with nearly 1 in 3 smart phones shipped, Android shows no signs of slowing.

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Millennial Media: Android Remains Tied with iPhone in Smart Phone OS Share

The latest Millennial Media report (NOV '10) is out today and it shows Android and iPhone in virtual tie for first place in smart phone OS share. With 38 percent a piece, Android and iOS devices double the next closest platform, RIM, who sits at 19 percent of the pie.

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Graph Shows Android’s Impact on BlackBerry at Verizon

There's nothing quite like a graph to help understand figures, estimates, and averages. It's one thing to read about Android's growth and RIM's decline, but it's entirely different when you see it in graphical form.

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Apple Co-Founder Wozniak Sees Android Winning in the End

Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, sees Android taking the top spot in the mobile phone wars, much like Microsoft did with the PC market.

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Latest Gartner Report Has Android Closing in on Symbian for World Domination

Android is closing in on Symbian as the number one mobile operating system in the world. Whereas the third quarter of 2009 saw Android at 3.5 percent market share, today sees the platform at 25.5 percent of worldwide smartphone sales.

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Boom! Android Worldwide Growth up 1,309 Percent Year-Over-Year

Today sees yet another report showing Android's tremendous growth around the world. Research firm Canalys is reporting that our favorite mobile operating system is up a whopping 1,309 percent year-over-year in the third quarter.

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Latest comScore Report: Android Soars, Others Snore

The latest comScore Report is out and it confirms what we all know: smart phones and Android are taking off like crazy.

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Android Tops RIM and Apple as Best Selling Smartphone OS (Q2’10)

Coming hot on the heels of this week’s Nielsen report is another study which shows Android’s momentum through the second quarter of this year.  Brace yourselves… For the first time since Q4 of 2007, RIM is no longer the top smart phone OS.  Android has leapfrogged both Apple ...

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Android Edges Apple for Smart Phone Market Share (US)

The Android train keeps gathering steam as evidenced by the latest report from The NPD Group. According to their estimates, Android has eclipsed Apple for second place in the United States in market share, behind Research in Motion. Android sits at a 28 percent share while RIM commands 36 ...

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AdMob Report Breaks Down Where Android Traffic Comes From

The latest AdMob metrics report is out and it gives some insight into how the composition of Android phones. Did you know that as of March, there 12 manufacturers with 34 different Android devices? Yup. Further, 96 percent of Android’s traffic comes from 11 handsets. That’s a heck ...

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Latest AdMob Report Shows Android Eating Symbian’s Share of Pie

AdMob released their February 2010 report last week and it confirms what we’ve been seeing and saying for the last year or more: Android is growing very quickly and it’s chopping away at the competition.  Over the span of 12 months, Android has gone from 2 percent smart phone market ...

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Gartner says The Future is About Green Robots

Gartner’s about page says that “Gartner, Inc. is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related insights necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day.” Based on recent projections by Gartner ...

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