Friday, August 6, 2010

Android's shipment rising much faster than iPhone

Smartphones now make up 25 percent of the U.S. mobile market, up from 23 percent in the first quarter of 2010, according to new data issued by The Nielsen Company. Nielsen expects smartphones to overtake feature phones in the U.S. by the end of 2011 reports that smartphones based on Google's Android operating system continue to gather steam surpassing Apple's iPhone to account for 27 percent of smartphone sales over the last six months, compared to 23 percent for the iPhone.

BlackBerry OS remains the U.S. market leader, representing 35 percent of smartphone subscribers nationwide, the iPhone is next at 28 percent, followed by Microsoft's Windows Mobile (15 percent, down from 27 percent a year ago) and Android (13 percent).

1 comment:

sean said...

Mobile market, up from 23 percent in the first quarter of 2010, according to new data issued by The Nielsen Company. Nielsen expects smartphones to overtake feature phones in the U.S. by the end of 2011 reports that smartphones based on Google's Android operating system continue to gather steam surpassing Apple's iPhone to account.