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Comscore: Samsung, Google still leading the U.S. mobile market

comScore released their quarterly report about smartphone market share. For the period ending May 2012, Samsung and Android are still leading the pack in the top mobile OEM and smartphone OS categories. As far as top smartphone platforms are concerned, Android is once again ahead of all of the other ...

Report: 59% of smartphones shipped worldwide during Q1 were powered by Android

Things are looking very good for Android on a global scale. According to data released by the International Data Corporation (IDC), shipments of Android devices ballooned between Q1 2011 and Q1 2012. Overall, during Q1 of 2012, Android had 59% of the world's smartphone market share. Just a year ago, that number ...

Android continues to dominate U.S. smartphone market

According to the latest data from Comscore, Android continues to dominate in the United States. In the 3-month period ending in March 2012, Google's Android operating system led the pack with over 51% of total smartphone OS market share, an increase of 3.7 points since December, 2011. Apple's iOS came in second ...

Android dominates the Chinese smartphone market

We know that Android is a powerful smartphone operating system. It is popular in the US and many other parts of the world. But did you know that it is just dominating in China? According to Beijing-based Analysis International, the smartphone market share at the end of 2011 was dominated by Android. At the end of ...

New smartphone buyers choose Android over iOS, according to NPD

NPD, a leading market research company, released their Q4 2011 U.S. consumer smartphone sales data earlier today. According to the date, new smartphone buyers choose an Android device over Apple's iPhones. Among first-time smartphone buyers, 54% went with an Android device compared to the 34% who decided to pick ...

ComScore: Android continues to dominate in the U.S.

ComScore released data on the state of the mobile landscape in the U.S. Altogether, there are over 234 million users in the United States that used a mobile device. Out of those 234 million, 97.9 million of them owned a smartphone running an OS built by Google, Apple, RIM, Microsoft, or Symbian. As usual, ...

Android tablet market share climbs to 39%

It looks like people are buying more Android tablets. Sales of tablets running Google's Android operating system more than tripled during the fourth quarter of 2011. During Q4 2011, sales of Android tablets rose to 10.1 million from 3.1 million just a year ago. Overall, consumers bought 26.8 million tablets during ...

Android continues to dominate, according to ComScore

The latest comScore smartphone market share data is in, and guess who's on top? If you guessed Android, go ahead and give yourself a pat on the back because you're correct! For the month period ending in November, over 234 million Americans ages 13 and older used a mobile device. Out of those 234 million, over ...

Millennial Media: Android is top smartphone OS for ninth consecutive month

Millennial Media released their latest "Mobile Mix" mobile device usage report, and as expected Android continues to dominate. Based on data gathered by Millennial Media's mobile advertising platform impressions, Android remained the top dog for the 9th consecutive month with 54% of the market. Unfortunately, ...

Nielsen: 40% of U.S. smartphones are powered by Android

According to the latest Smartphone data from Nielsen, Android continues to dominate the smartphone market in the U.S. According to the July 2011 data, 40% percent of mobile consumers over the age of 18 have smartphones. Out of all the smartphone users, 40% of them run Android on their phones, making Android the ...

Android tops U.S. smartphone market with 42% market share

How about some Android domination news for today? The latest ComScore smartphone market share data for the U.S. is in, and guess who's still on top? If you guessed Android, then you win a pat on the back :-). In the 3 month average ending July 2011 vs the 3 month average ending April 2011, Android's smartphone ...

Millennial Media: Android top Smartphone OS for 8th consecutive month

MIllennial Media, one of the largest mobile advertising networks released the July 2011 issue of Mobile Mix, a monthly report which gives us a lot of interesting information on the state of the mobile state. When it comes to smartphones, 61 percent of ad impressions served on Millennial Media's network went to ...

NPD: Android smartphone market share up 52% in Q2, Motorola slides

NPD, one the biggest market research firms, announced today that Android's dominance in the smartphone market has been extended during the second quarter of 2011. Fifty two percent of the smartphones sold in the U.S. are Android-powered, which is a two percent increase from last quarter, according the NPD's Phone ...

Android tablets grab 30% out of the iPad’s marketshare

According to a research made by the folks at Strategy Analytics, Apple's iPad shipments have fell during Q2 of this year. This was due mainly to the multitude of Android-powered tablets that have been hitting the market since last year. For example, Asus has shipped over 400,000 Eee Pad Transformer tablets per ...

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