Study: Android system is half of all smartphone sales

eTaiwan News - 18 Nov, 2011
AP The market share for smartphones running Google Inc.'s Android software doubled in the third quarter as more devices became available and Apple delayed release of a new iPhone, according to the research firm Gartner. Android had more than half of ...

Google: 200 million Android devices now active worldwide

CNET - 18 Nov, 2011
More than 200 million Android devices have now been activated around the world, the search giant said yesterday. The figure was released yesterday at an event where the company unveiled ...

TechBits package

BusinessWeek - 18 Nov, 2011
By AP NEW YORK (AP) -- The market share for smartphones running Google Inc.'s Android software doubled in the third quarter as more devices became available and Apple delayed release of a new iPhone, according to the research firm Gartner. ...

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Washington Post - ‎Nov 16, 2011‎
Study: Android is half of all smartphone sales NEW YORK " The market share for smartphones running Google Inc.'s Android software doubled in the third quarter as more devices became available and Apple delayed release of a new iPhone, according to the ...

Android Dominates Smartphone Market, Says Gartner

InformationWeek (blog) - ‎Nov 16, 2011‎
According to Gartner, Android grew from 25.3% share in the third quarter last year to 52.5% share this year. The biggest piece of that gain came from Symbian, which dropped from 36.3% to 16.9%. That isn't unexpected, given Nokia has left the platform ...

Study: Android is half of all smartphone sales

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Nov 16, 2011‎
A research firm says the market share for smartphones running Google's Android software doubled in the third quarter as more devices became available and Apple delayed release of a new iPhone. Gartner says Android had more than half of the worldwide ...

Google's Android dominates smartphone sales

New Zealand Herald - ‎Nov 16, 2011‎
Samsung, provider of the Galaxy line of Android smartphones, became the biggest smartphone maker for the first time. Photo / AP Google's Android software ran on more than half of all smartphones sold in the third quarter as consumers snapped up ...

Android crushed the smartphone competition last quarter

CNN - ‎Nov 16, 2011‎
(WIRED) -- The smartphone OS space looks a whole lot different than it did a year ago. Android has seriously stepped up to become the top dog, Symbian is a force no more, and iOS ... well, not everything changes. ...

Android takes more than 50 percent of smartphone market

Firstpost - ‎Nov 16, 2011‎
Research company Gartner has released a report that shows Android making great leaps in the smartphone market. In the third quarter of 2011 Android phones accounted for 52.5 percent of all smartphones sold worldwide, up from 25.3 percent in the same ...

Google's Android Passes 50% of Smartphone Sales, Gartner Says

San Francisco Chronicle - ‎Nov 16, 2011‎
Nov. 15 (Bloomberg) -- Google Inc.'s Android software ran on more than half of all smartphones sold in the third quarter as consumers snapped up handsets made by Samsung Electronics Co., said researcher Gartner Inc. The Google system accounted for 52.5 ...

Is the battery icon on your Android phone telling you the truth?

The Guardian (blog) - ‎Nov 16, 2011‎
How's the battery life on your Android phone? With all the much-reported travails of some iPhone 4S owners over their battery lives, it might seem as though Apple's devices have a battery lifespan that would leave mayflies tutting. ...

Android heading for world domination

Independent Online - ‎Nov 16, 2011‎
Phones running on Google's Android software now account for more than 50 percent of world smartphone sales, according to new figures released by research firm Gartner. San Francisco - Phones running on Google's Android software now account for more ...

Android begins to dominate smartphones

News24 - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
Washington - More than half of the smartphones sold worldwide in the third quarter of the year were powered by Google's Android software, technology research firm Gartner said. A total of 60.5 million Android-powered smartphones were sold in the third ...

Android powers 50% smartphones: Gartner

Times of India - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
Google Inc's Android software ran on more than half of all smartphones sold in the third quarter. HELSINKI: Google Inc's Android software ran on more than half of all smartphones sold in the third quarter as consumers snapped up handsets made by ...

Nokia's smartphones continue to outsell iPhones, but Android is galloping ahead

NEWS.com.au - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
Nokia's pinning its hopes on a new range of Windows Phone 7 devices, starting with the Lumia. Picture: Nokia Source: AP TALK to any Apple fan and you'd be left wondering why anyone doesn't own an iPhone. The tech giant has taken all before it in the ...

Android captures 52% of global smartphone market

China Daily - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
SAN FRANCISCO - Smartphones running Google's Android operating system accounted for 52.5 percent of the global smartphone market in the third quarter of 2011, market research firm Gartner said in its latest quarterly report on Tuesday. ...

Smartphone war: Google's Android in 52 per cent of smartphones sold in Q3: Gartner

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
Since January, Google's Android has worn the crown as the most widely used smartphone operating system worldwide. But in the third quarter of the year (July through September), Android ran on an estimated 52.5 per cent of all smartphones sold, ...

Global smartphone sales driven by China, Russia in Q3; sales weaker in US

CanadianBusiness.com - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
By The Canadian Press | November 15, 2011 MONTREAL - Canada's Research In Motion (TSX:RIM) has turned in its poorest performance to date in the US smartphone market, capturing just 10 per cent of the American market in the third quarter, says tech firm ...

Android gobbles up global smartphone share

MarketWatch - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) " Google Inc.'s Android mobile operating system gobbled up market share in the third quarter, with unit sales accounting for more than 52% of the global smartphone market, according to data from ...

Nokia continues lead in global handset market

Business Standard - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
Even as worldwide smartphone sales touched 115 million units in the third quarter, a rise of 42 per cent compared to the year-ago period, the growth in sales dropped to seven per cent compared to the second quarter, says research firm Gartner. ...

Samsung overtakes Nokia and Android rules smartphones (Gartner quarterly report)

ZDNet (blog) - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
Summary: It is clear that Android is becoming the OS platform of choice for smartphone buyers and with Samsung overtaking Nokia for all mobile phones they look to be the top choice for consumers. ...

Samsung's Bada outshipped WinPho 7 in Q3

Register - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
So the latest figures from market watcher Gartner reveal. In Q3, just under 2.5m Bada smartphones shipped around the globe, it said today. But only fractionally more than 1.7m handsets with a Microsoft OS ...

Smartphone sales to end users up 42%, Gartner says

Taipei Times - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
Global smartphone sales to end users increased 42 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier, outpacing 5.6 percent growth in worldwide mobile handset sales over the same period, market researcher Gartner Inc said ...

Android smartphone share more than triples iOS in Q3

CNET - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
During the three-month period that ended September 30, 60.5 million Android-based smartphones shipped worldwide, helping the mobile operating system secure 52.5 percent of the market, research firm Gartner ...

Android smartphones capture more than half of market

Toronto Star - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
Smartphones using the Android operating system have leapt forward in popularity, capturing slightly more than half of the market in the year's third quarter. Meanwhile, Apple saw its smartphone sales drop from 16.6 per ...

Bye-bye PC, hello smartphone

BBC News - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
Here are two views of the world. The technology industry is tumbling into an abyss, as a global economic anxiety attack makes consumers ever more reluctant to spend. Or, despite the gloom, gadget hounds refuse to stop buying the latest devices as the ...

Android Captures 52 Percent of Global Smartphone Market Share

PC Magazine - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
Google's Android operating system captured 52.5 percent of the global smartphone market during the third quarter, more than doubling its share from the same time period last year, according to data from Gartner. ...

Cellphone market growth dives in third quarter: Gartner

Reuters Canada - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
(Reuters) - Cellphone market growth slumped in the third quarter, with the grim economic climate prompting consumers to cut back or delay purchases, particularly in western Europe, research firm Gartner ...

Samsung Becomes Biggest Smartphone Vendor, as Android's Market Share Grows

PCWorld - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
By Mikael Ricknäs, IDG News Samsung became the biggest smartphone vendor in the world during the third quarter, and Android's market share has surpassed 50 percent for the first time, market research company Gartner said on Tuesday as it reported on ...

More than half of smartphones are Android

Inquirer - ‎Nov 15, 2011‎
By Kate O'Flaherty MORE THAN HALF of all smartphones sold in the third quarter were running Android, according to data from analyst Gartner. Google's Android operating system (OS) accounted for 52.5 per cent of smartphone sales, almost double the ...

 

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