Evolução do Marketshare
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Android retains its crown as the top smartphone operating system in the U.S., while RIM continues to falter, according to the most recent data from Nielsen. In assessing the latest data from June, Nielsen found that 39% of the smartphone market belongs to Google's Android operating system. Apple has 28% of the market, while RIM and the BlackBerry OS are down to 20%. When we compare those figures with the data Nielsen released for February through May , Android is up 3%, Apple is up 2% and RIM is down 3%. When it comes to top phone manufacturers, however, Apple is the clear winner. Like RIM, Apple has the advantage of controlling the software and the hardware for its smartphone platform.
Canalys today published its final worldwide country-level Q2 2011 smart phone market estimates, showing substantial market growth in all regions. Globally, the market grew 73% year-on-year, with in excess of 107.7 million units shipping in the second quarter of 2011. Of the 56 countries Canalys tracks around the world, Android led in 35 of them and achieved a global market share of 48%. Asia Pacific (APAC) remained the largest regional market, with 39.8 million units shipping there, compared with 35.0 million in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and 32.9 million in the Americas.
(Cross-posted on the Google Code Blog ) This morning at Google I/O , the Android team shared some updates. It’s hard to believe a little more than two and a half years ago, we were just one device, launching in one country, on one carrier. Thanks to the ecosystem of manufacturers, developers and carriers, the platform has grown exponentially.
There is an endless stream of reports coming out these days about how Android stacks up against the iPhone. The problem is, most of them are flawed. [ad#Google Adsense 300x250 in story]Here is the first giant flaw — you may have noticed in the headline of this story. You cannot compare Android to an iPhone. That’s comparing an operating system to a hardware device. There is no compelling argument that anyone can give that says that comparing an operating system to a hardware device makes sense.
April 19, 2011
Add Nielsen to the growing list of research groups that say sales of Android phones are outpacing the iPhone's. The Sprint Evo from HTC (Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET) According to a report in the Los Angeles Times , research firm Nielsen has found that among those who bought a smartphone in the first half of the year, 27 percent acquired an Android phone while 23 percent bought an iPhone. Research in Motion and its BlackBerry phones beat both of them with 35 percent, the LA Times reported.
Android is now the leading smartphone operating system in the U.S. in market share, according to a report released Wednesday by NPD Group. Following a slew of new smartphones released in the second quarter, the Android operating system accounted for 33 percent of all smartphones sold in the U.S. consumer market. That number pushed it ahead of Research In Motion with 28 percent and Apple with 22 percent.
By Tarmo Virki and Sinead Carew HELSINKI/NEW YORK | Mon Jan 31, 2011 7:03pm GMT HELSINKI/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Google Inc's Android dethroned Nokia's Symbian as the global leader in smartphone software during the last quarter of 2010, ending a reign that began with the birth of the industry a decade ago. The reshuffle underscores how quickly Google, which offers its software to phone makers for free, has raced to the top of the smartphone market ahead of Apple Inc's rapid ascension. Google and Apple have revolutionized the smartphone market, sending Nokia scrambling.