Android to ship on over 1 bln devices in 2014

Tuesday 7 January 2014 | 11:14 CET | News
Google's Android operating system is expected to ship on more than 1 billion devices in 2014, growing by 26 percent from last year, according to Gartner. The strong growth is thanks to expansion to new types of devices and more low-cost Android devices aimed at emerging markets. Android's growth is expected to support a 7.6 percent increase in global shipments of phones, tablets, laptops and PCs this year, to around 2.5 billion units, the market researcher said. Mobile phones are expected to dominate overall device shipments, with 1.9 billion shipped in 2014, a 5 percent increase on 2013.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Google / Microsoft
Countries: World
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