Monday, March 7, 2011

Android becomes #1 in the US

The latest statistics from ComScore shows that Android has now overtaken RIM and become #1 in the US, in total number of smartphone subscribers.
Source: comScore

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Android sells more smartphones than all others combined

In the US, more Android smartphones are sold than all others combined.

These numbers include the Microsoft WP7 launch, which went very poorly. Twice as many people bought the old Windows Mobile (four percent) compared to new WP7 phones (two percent), adding up to a total sale share of 6% for Microsoft.
Source: NPD

Android sells most smartphones in the world

In 2010 Q4, Android overtook Nokia and became the best seller in the world.

Note that this is in unit sales and is only an indication of where the market shares are heading in the future. There are so many people who already have a smartphone and just a few people (relatively speaking) buy new phones each month, so the market shares in absolute terms are changing at a slower pace.
Source: Canalys

Android overtakes iPhone

In November 2010, Android overtook iPhone in the US market, in total number of smartphone subscribers.