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Worlwide Smart Phone Market grows 64% in Last Quarter ... Android Market Share Increases By 886%

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Canalys, which specializes in market data and analysis, and has operations in the U.S., U.K. and Singapore, reports that the smart phone market grew by 64% annually worldwide during the past quarter ...



... Nokia retained a substantial lead in the worldwide smart phone market in the second quarter, and shipped a record 23.8 million smart phones during the quarter, representing growth of 41% on a year ago, ... Research in Motion's BlackBerry smart phones grew by 41% ...


... shipments of the iPhone 4 were strong and contributed to Apple’s 61% growth, and worldwide market share of 13% for the quarter...



... But Canalys noted that Google Inc.'s Android device shipments grew 886% during the quarter, with key products from HTC, Motorola, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and LG...



"In the United States we have seen the largest carrier, Verizon Wireless, heavily promoting high-profile Android devices, such as the Droid by Motorola and the Droid Incredible by HTC. These products have been well received by the market, with consumers eager to download and engage with mobile applications and services, such as Internet browsing, social networking, games and navigation," the report said. ... Android devices collectively represented a 34% share of the U.S. market in the quarter.



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