Thursday, August 05, 2010

Google's Android leads U.S. smartphones

According to a recent NPD report, Smartphones running Google's Android software were the top seller among consumers in the United States in the second quarter.
  • Android accounted for one-third of all smartphones purchased in the April-June period and Google said that 160,000 Android phones were activated each day during the second quarter, up from 65,000 in the first quarter.
  • Research in Motion's BlackBerry sliding to second place for the first time since 2007.  BlackBerry lost nine percentage points of market share, falling to 28 percent.
  • Surprisingly, Apple's iPhone was in third place with only a 22 percent share.
SOURCE: Engadget

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