Google’s Android Hits 50 Percent Of Smartphone Market Share


Google’s Android platform is continuing with its incredible growth, and according to a recent report from Gartner, for the fourth quarter of 2011, Android made up 50.9 percent of all smartphone sales worldwide.

In second place is Apple’s iOS with a share of 23.8 percent, in third place is Symbian with an 11.7 percent share and in fourth place is RIM and their BlackBerry OS which had an 8.8 percent share of the market.

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According to the reports there were a total of 75 million Android devices sold in the last quarter of 2011, this compares to a total of 35 million iPhone from Apple.

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Overall out of all mobile phone sales Nokia remains top with a total of 111 million devices sold Samsung are in second place with a total of 92 million mobile phones sold and Apple are in third place with a total of 35 million iPhones sold.

Source Gartner, The Next Web