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

Himanshu Arora

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


"...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?


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