Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Android system gains market share - The Boston Globe

Impressive Android momentum

Google Inc.’s Android operating system powered half of all smartphones bought in the United States in the past six months, according to a survey by Nielsen Inc., a sign the software’s market share continues to grow.

Android’s share of new smartphone buys was double that for Apple Inc.’s iPhone, at 25 percent, the research firm said in a report yesterday, based on a survey in March about devices bought during the previous half year. Research In Motion Ltd.’s BlackBerry had 15 percent, Nielsen said.

Android system gains market share - The Boston Globe

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