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Android accounts for two-thirds of phones sold in China

Tuesday 18 December 2012 | 16:02 CET | News
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Almost two-thirds of the handsets sold in China this year are powered by Android OS, making China the largest single market for the Google platform. A third of Android devices sold in 2012 were sold in China, according to research from Informa Telecoms & Media. China is the fastest-growing smartphone market with year-on-year growth of 85 percent in 2012, driven by demand for Android phones. The US is the second-largest market for Android with an 11 percent share, and Informa's research anticipates that at least one in every two mobile phones sold in the US in 2013 will be powered by this

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Companies: Apple / China Mobile / HTC / Microsoft / Nokia
Countries: China / United States
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