Android market share makes a quantum leap

Why do you think that Google’s Android operating system has made such a splash in the world, eating up market share like nobody’s business despite being fragmented across multiple handsets from different manufacturers? According to Gartner’s third quarter smartphone data, Android has a 25.5% slice of worldwide smartphone sales, helping it achieve the second operating system spot right behind Symbian. Apple’s iOS had a drop compared to last year, touching 16.6% this time around. While Symbian might be at the top for this year at 36.6%, that position is being threatened by those below since Symbian hasn’t lost its position as the best thing since sliced bread for quite some time already.

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