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Report: Android hits it big in China while iOS is in trouble in the U.S.

0. phoneArena 18 Dec 2012, 22:48 posted on

One out of every five legitimate Android devices purchased in 2012 were bought in China which tells you how much Android is loved in the country, and compares with the U.S., which is where 11% of all Android devices were sold in 2012; one forecast says that 50% of all smartphones sold globally in 2015 will be powered by Android...

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posted on 19 Dec 2012, 09:41 1

54. lzsbleach (Posts: 155; Member since: 20 May 2012)


I dont really think apple cares about market share; their more geared towards profits. So if they lose market share but still manage to keep a good percentage of market share, like 10 to 15%, they will still be good because they get so much off of one Iphone. But if google continues to get more advance and apple remains stagnant, thats where you might see apple becoming like black berry or Nokia.

posted on 20 Dec 2012, 00:33 2

62. jroc74 (Posts: 3977; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


I agree. But at one time Apple did care enough about it to mention it at their annual product release conferences. They dont really mention it anymore now....lol.

posted on 19 Dec 2012, 13:58

59. speckledapple (Posts: 877; Member since: 29 Sep 2011)


I think we might end up seeing os interface changes with iOS with the recent changes in management.

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