Android smartphone shipments up 91.5% y-on-y in Q3

Friday 2 November 2012 | 09:38 CET | News
The Android smartphone operating system was found on three out of every four smartphones shipped during the third quarter, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. The total Android smartphone shipments worldwide reached 136.0 million units, up 91.5 percent from 71 million units in Q3 2011, accounting for 75.0 percent of the 181.1 million smartphones shipped in Q3. The 91.5 percent year-on-year growth was nearly double the overall market growth rate of 46.4 percent. iOS was a distant second place to Android, but was the only other mobile

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