|03-07-2011, 10:25 PM||#1|
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Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Denver, CO
Device: Kindle2; Xoom; Kindle Fire
Android overtakes Blackberry
Google's (GOOG) smartphone platform, Android, has overtaken that of Research in Motion's (RIMM) BlackBerry as the most popular in the U.S., according to a ComScore report released Monday.
For the three-month period from November to January, Android's U.S.market share jumped to 31% from 24% in the previous three months, which ended in October, ComScore says. BlackBerry's share fell to 30% from 36% over the same time period, while Apple's (AAPL) share remained steady at 25%, according to the research firm.
|03-08-2011, 02:23 PM||#2|
Join Date: Mar 2008
Device: Galaxy S, Nook w/CM7
Wow that is a pretty impressive growth rate. In a year in 3mo Android went from the smallest market share, even smaller than Microsoft, to the top.
Even though Verizon's iPhone launch was a failure, not bringing in the kind of sales Verizon and Apple expected, I'd like to see this study redone included the sales figure from the launch.
|03-08-2011, 02:46 PM||#3|
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: A sub-routine in the file
Device: Kindle Paperwhite 2 and a Kindle Basic
Great perhaps my company will give me a android phone. Personally I could careless which one I use as long as it does the job I need it to do.
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