Anthony J. Pennings, PhD

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iphone vs android?

Posted on | June 14, 2010 | No Comments

We’ve been hearing a lot about competition between Apple and Google over the Smartphone. These statistics add some perspective, although they don’t add the trend lines. One trend line of course is that mobile penetration is still increasing. Another is that Android, Google’s new operating system for smart phones such as Motorola’s Droid and HTC’s Incredible, is being adapted faster than the others.

US Smartphone Market Share

35% RIM Blackberry
28% Apple iPhone
19% Windows Mobile
9% Android
4% Palm
3% Linux
2% Symbian

Q1 2010
Source: Nielsen

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