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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Nielsen: Android leads U.S. market with nearly 43 percent share

The top three hardware makers for Android in the United States are HTC, Motorola, and Samsung.

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

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

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

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

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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

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comScore: 40% of U.S. Smart Phones Run Android

The June comScore MobiLens report has been released today, providing a solid look at mobile industry trends. The report compiles data from more than 30,000 mobile users in the United

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Nielsen: HTC Leads All Android Manufacturers (U.S.)

A new post on Nielsen’s official blog breaks down mobile operating systems and the various handset makers and their respective shares.  At 39 percent, Android accounts for the largest share

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Nielsen: Android Leads New Buyers as Smart Phones Outsell Feature Phones for First Time

Nielsen has found that more than half of all U.S. consumers who purchased a cell phone in the last month bought themselves a smart phone. At 55-percent, this is up

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comScore: Android Up 5.2% Over Previous Quarter

It’s the start of a new month which means it’s time for more surveys, reports, and findings to start rolling in.  Among the first this month comes the comScore MobiLens