The Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be flooding the market in just a few days. Both phones are larger and better equipped than last year’s iPhone 5s, and pre-sale figures show that the two phones could help Apple to post its highest-ever quarterly earnings report. ... Read More »
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Today’s news will probably come as little surprise to anyone that’s paid attention to the smartphone market over the last several years, as the tablet market has largely played out in a similar fashion. According to a recently-released Gartner study, Android’s tablet market share overtook iOS’s in 2013, despite the feeling that some people were ... Read More »
Four years after the launch of the world’s first Android powered phone (the T-Mobile G1), there’s no denying that Android is the dominant player within the smartphone market sector. According to the latest numbers from the IDC, a total of 136 million smartphones powered by Android accounted for 75% of all smartphones shipped in the third quarter of ... Read More »
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Gartner’s Q3 report shows Android doubled market share in one year; iOS, BlackBerry, WindowsPhone all down
Gartner has just released their latest research report on smartphone operating system market share after Q3, and the numbers are surprising.
In just one year, Android’s market share has doubled from 25.3% to the current 52.5% share of the total market. Without even comparing those numbers to how rival companies fared, owning half of all ... Read More »
The latest numbers on US smartphones from Nielsen have just come in, and as expected, Android is up yet again.
Earlier this morning, comScore released their quarterly report of the US smartphone market for the three month period ending July 31. The report measures market share across three segments of the mobile market: manufacturers, platform (operating system) and service use.
The latest market share numbers from “leading market research company” NPD are in today, and just as you may expect, sales of Android devices are on the rise yet again.
While Apple still saw a slight gain in the second quarter (29%), Google came out on top with 52% of all units sold in the ... Read More »
On the 22 of October in 2008, the HTC Dream launched on T-Mobile US as the G1. It was the original Google Android device. For the year that followed the release, no one would step up to offer T-Mobile any Android competition. That all changed on October 17, 2009–the original release date of the Motorola ... Read More »
We’ve known for a while that Android was ahead of the competition, but we’ve never really seen a complete picture of what the entire smartphone market looks like. Fortunately for us, Nielsen released a new report which depicts how each manufacturer stacks up in the various U.S. smartphone market segments from November 2010 through January ... Read More »
Google’s latest bi-weekly Android distribution numbers indicate a continual growth trend for Android 2.1. In the past two weeks, Android 2.1 has grown from 55.5% to 59.7% of the overall Android platform. Android 1.5 and 1.6 took another huge hit, reducing their combined market share from 41% to 35.6%.
While the growth of Android 2.2 ... Read More »