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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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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Gartner: Tablet sales to double in 2012

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  According to research firm Gartner, tablet sales will nearly double (98 percent increase) in 2012, largely on the backs of Apple’s iPad.  Forecasted to reach 118 million sales this year, that number will more than triple by 2016. As Gartner sees it, Android should pull in 32 ...

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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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Gartner: Android at 36% Smart Phone Sales While Windows Phone Languishes

Following Millennial Media’s findings this morning, it’s Gartner’s turn to drop their latest figures on us. How has Android been doing in terms of sales over the last few months? Very well, thank you. According to Gartner, more than 36 million Android devices were shipped in ...

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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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Gartner: Android to Become No. 2 Worldwide Mobile OS by Year End

Gartner has released a report today that says Android is well on track to becoming the number two (#2) mobile operating system in the world by year end.  Expected to end up with around 17.7 percent market share, Android will trail only Symbian in terms of reach.  It should be pointed out that ...

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