Canalys: Android Nears 50% Share of World Smart Phone Market

Market research outfit Canalys released their latest finding today, covering the second quarter of the year( Q2 ’11) and it’s got plenty of good Android data. According to their figure, our favorite mobile platform has grown to the tune of 379% over the same quarter last year with ...

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Android Isn’t The Most Popular… Yet.

No matter when you got into Android, whether it was since the beginning of time (November 5, 2007) or since a week ago, you have seen Android grow in some way. The latest growth we hear about is from Canalys, a research firm, that says Android will have a growth rate of 169.2% this year.... Read More

7.7 Million Android Handsets Sold in 2009

Canalys has announced that the majority of smartphones sold in 2009 were touchscreen phones. Canalys is also reporting that 7.7 million Android handsets made up 4.7% of overall smartphone sales.  For those of you counting that is a 1074% growth from 2008!  That is quite a big step for one year! ...

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