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Android growth outpaces iPhone August 6, 2009

Posted by andre in Mobile & Gadgets, Uncategorized.
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There is no denying that iPhone rules the smartphone world of today. Apple just sold 5.2 million iPhones last quarter, a 626 percent increase from the previous Q2. The iPhone OS accounts for 47 percent of smartphone request according to AdMob. Apple also claims 32 percent of the handset industry operating profits. The numbers are impressive, but how long can iPhone remain at the top? […]

With all the success that iPhone has enjoyed, would you believe we might be past their tipping point? Check out the following stats provided in a Flurry analytics report from July:

The chart compares the number of new projects (apps) that are being developed for iPhone and Android. Since the beginning of the year, Android has more than double its share while iPhone has declined each month. As time goes on, more developers are choosing to bring their apps to Android and I see no sign of this stopping.  With every major US carrier ready to jump on the Android bandwagon, we are likely to see this trend accelerate. […]

via Android growth outpaces iPhone | Android and Me



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