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Android keeps taking more smartphone market share

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 29 Jul 2011 3:28

Android keeps taking more smartphone market share Android continued its trek for control of the smartphone market in June, taking 39 percent of the U.S. market.
Apple's iOS continued to grow, as well, despite only having one phone, with the iPhone taking 28 percent share for the month.

RIM lost share, as expected, down to 20 percent for the month. As recently as 2009, RIM had over 45 percent share.

In terms of handset vendors, Apple remained the clear leader with 28 percent share with HTC in second at 20 percent. HTC sells Android phones and Windows-based devices, as well.

Motorola, which only sells Android, took 11 percent followed by Samsung at 10 percent.

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