Android takes market share from iOS in the U.S. over the last year

Andriod continued to add to its leading market share in the U.S.over the last year. For the three months ended in August 2013, the open source OS had 56.1% of the smartphone market in the states. A year later, that figure has increased to 63.6% for an increase of 7.5 percentage points. During that same time period, the U.S. market share of iOS declined by 7.4pp to 30.1%...
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111. thetuba

Posts: 20; Member since: Jun 17, 2013

With the new carrier model of "financing" phones becoming more and more the norm, Apple will find it increasingly harder to get new customers. The one time 2 year upgrade cost of yesteryear is now a monthly stab in the back on Edge/Easy Pay/Next etc. Look for Apple to seriously push into the lower end market next year regardless if that is their current model or not in the US.
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