Android phone shipments to pass 1 bln in 2013

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The global shipments of Android smartphones will reach a cumulative 1.1 billion in 2013, with worldwide annual unit shipments rising to 451 million in that year from 357 million in 2012, according to a study by HIS Suppli. Google put Android on the market in 2008. Cumulative shipments for Android will approach 3 billion in 2016. By contrast, Apple's iOS will amount to 527 million in cumulative shipments in 2013 and is not set to reach the 1 billion level until 2015. The major brands seling Android-based smartphones include No.1-ranked Samsung, second-ranked HTC and other competitive brands

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