Android Captures Smartphone Lead In U.S.


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Android Captures Smartphone Lead In U.S.

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During the third quarter of 2010, the Open Handset Alliance shipped 9.1 million Android devices in the U.S. With the total number of smartphones shipped in the U.S. standing at 20.9 million for the quarter, Android's figures give it 43.6% of the U.S. smartphone market.
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When people buy an iPhone, they are buying an iPhone. They know exactly what they are buying.

To suggest that people "bought" Android - instead of just a "smart phone" that happened to have Android on it, does, IMO make this kind of reporting irrelevant and in no way objective or meaningful.

It was interesting that the link was fronted by a Microsoft ad Smilie
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