Android powered: 84 percent of smartphones shipped in Q3 used Google's OS

  1. Android remained the dominant mobile operating system globally last quarter, far outpacing Apple's iOS and other mobile platforms like Microsoft's Windows Phone and Blackberry, according to the latest report from research firm Strategy Analytics.

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  2. Littleczr

    Littleczr TS Addict Posts: 439   +84

    My only problem with android is Java. Besides, for what ever reason Apple developers make more money, despite android sales.
  3. RustyTech

    RustyTech TS Guru Posts: 814   +382

    "...the dip was due to the operating system's limited presence at the lower end of the smartphone market."

    I thought apple never wanted to be in the lower-end of the market?
  4. MoeJoe

    MoeJoe TS Maniac Posts: 358   +172

    These numbers are staggering.
  5. But only half eaten.
  6. mojorisin23

    mojorisin23 TS Booster Posts: 109   +13

    How about smartphones sold instead of shipped? I think most of those low end android phones sit in boxes next to new blackberries...
  7. tonylukac

    tonylukac TS Evangelist Posts: 1,291   +55

    Glad I program andorid apps. Course being reoffered at

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