Latest comScore survey has only Android and iOS showing growth in U.S. during Q4
0. phoneArena posted on 02 Feb 2012, 17:18
The latest survey from comScore shows that during the fourth quarter in the U.S., only the Android and iOS platforms showed any growth; Android remained on top of the pack followed by iOS, while BlackBerry continues to hold down third place...
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1. Sniggly posted on 02 Feb 2012, 17:30 5 0
Huh. So despite chewing up half of all US smartphone sales in the fourth quarter, Apple actually didn't gain a huge amount of OVERALL market share, and obviously didn't kill Android's market share at all.
4. Sniggly posted on 02 Feb 2012, 17:41 3 0
well, it flies right in the face of iFanboys who claim that the iPhone 4S, being on three carriers now, along with its cheaper cousins, would destroy Android. Not so much, seems like.
5. gallitoking posted on 02 Feb 2012, 17:44 0 5
dont watch to much star wars.. is getting to you... nobody is destroying anything ok... go back to eating your hot pockets...
6. Sniggly posted on 02 Feb 2012, 17:49 2 0
So the truce is over now, eh?
Gone back to being a d**k now, have you?
7. gallitoking posted on 02 Feb 2012, 17:53 0 3
i wanted to Sniggly but I thought you didnt agreed.. if you did.. I apologized..
8. Sniggly posted on 02 Feb 2012, 17:55 2 0
I DID agree, I said that I'd let you be as long as you kept your nose clean. And I've kept off the personal insults for the most part with you.
12. protozeloz posted on 02 Feb 2012, 18:37 3 0
You believe he will agree to anything? this is Gallito we talking about..... he will "agree with you" on a post and 5 minutes latter say the same thing again on another post... his word is a good as FEB 30th 2012... and.... his.... Asthma.... gets worst every day
14. taz89 posted on 02 Feb 2012, 18:59 0 0
i use .... lol dont know why but i just do...
19. gallitoking posted on 03 Feb 2012, 10:36 0 1
hey those are different topics... i hardly issue personal attacks.. i do it in general but that is being discredit... i only attack a few and they know who they are...
3. bossmt_2 posted on 02 Feb 2012, 17:37 2 0
I think Microsoft will gain in the future, windows phone is pretty cool.
9. christianqwerty posted on 02 Feb 2012, 18:00 1 0
Why can't we all say GOODJOB to all manufacturers
10. snowgator posted on 02 Feb 2012, 18:00 4 0
Okay, I promised myself at this point I wouldn't blame Windows Mobile's decline for WP's poor showing as Microsoft is lumped together. So I won't. Simply put: MS needs to get LTE devices on Verizon, needs to convince Sprint to carry a new model every 4 - 6 months, needs Nokia to do well, and needs to bow their heads come Sunday and thank the Man for AT&T, for it could be a lot worse for them without the Evil Empire. No more excuses. Either you are in it to get momentum for WP8 and become a major OS, or you are just in it to have a complete ecosystem and your OS is an afterthought to all your other ventures. You CAN'T WAIT for Q4 and Apollo to make a move. Sell to the carriers now, or stay in the single digits forever.
Android is blessed with the ability to offer something special for everyone. What do you want: High end monster tech machine? Game playing system? Beats Audio? A 'Pro" branded work device? A cheap smartphone? The Green Robot has you covered. I cannot see a future where it is not the #1 OS. Not unless Google hire's HP's former CEO to run things. Otherwise they are good.
Apple is all about profits, and they are stupid high. They are playing a different game than anyone else. And playing it well.
Blackberry is ...
Okay, I give up. What is Blackberry doing???
11. DechyX posted on 02 Feb 2012, 18:17 0 0
Apple is on top, Android dominates market share, Blackberry isn't dead, Windows is on the rise... then next week Android's on top, Symbian dominates market share, Windows isn't dead, and who-the-hell-knows is on the rise. These statistics seem like they contradict themselves and they definitely confuse me, idk what's going on but I love WP7 and I can't turn my back on Google. yay me!
13. taz89 posted on 02 Feb 2012, 18:57 0 0
wasnt there an article saying in the US android and ios were almost neck and neck?
15. Sniggly posted on 02 Feb 2012, 19:10 4 0
That only applied to sales for the quarter. This applies to total owners of each platform.
16. taz89 posted on 02 Feb 2012, 19:13 2 0
oh ok got it thanks, bloody too confusing with so many surveys and company saying different things.
17. abdane posted on 03 Feb 2012, 00:25 1 0
whats wrong only saying samsung had fun in Q3 only ? FYI, il 2011 as a whole apple sold 93 million devices, yes thats WITH the iPhone 4S, and Samsung soled 95 Million samrtphones ! so samasung was number 1 in 2011, and will be number 1 in 2012 ;)
18. darac posted on 03 Feb 2012, 02:10 1 1
it's not confusing at all, it's simple mathematics.
despite huge sales of apple in q 4, I pointed out that android still sold a bit more overall in the US , when that survey was released.
people were just misinterpreting it - it showed a percentage of difference in phones sold in the quarter, between android and apple.
and if apple sells less phones in quarter than android, how can it take away it's market share?
no, they are both taking it away from others.
and again I point out that worldwide, android gained huge advantage over all other OS-es, selling at least 60 million phones (next to 37 million of iPhones )