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Android dominated US smartphone sales from June to August

Written by Rich Fiscus (Google+) @ 26 Sep 2011 14:27 User comments (3)

Android dominated US smartphone sales from June to August According to the results of Nielsen survey, Android dominated US smartphone sales between June and August of this year.
While they estimate only 43 percent of smartphones in the US run Google's mobile OS, they accounted for 56 percent of smartphone purchases over the three month period.



Before you read too much into that statistic, consider that Apple moved their annual summer iPhone launch back several months to October. If the trend from previous launches is an indication, it's likely iPhone sales will increase significantly as a result.

Of course, the iPhone won't be the only new phone in the market next month. Samsung's Galaxy S II is expected to go on sale from AT&T on October 2, just two days before the anticipated date for the iPhone announcement.

Samsung has already reported sales of 10 million Galaxy S IIs without the US market.

Given the likely boost both phones are likely to give the US smartphone market, especially being introduced to close to Christmas, the next three months could tell us more than the entire rest of the year.

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3 user comments

127.9.2011 4:59

the Galaxy S II is a killer phone

227.9.2011 16:58

After the support I got from Samsung on my Moment, I wouldn't consider another Samsung phone unless I saw them change. They abandoned Android updates in less than a year of the phone's release. HTC seems MUCH better update updating phones.

328.9.2011 2:47

Originally posted by IguanaC64:
After the support I got from Samsung on my Moment, I wouldn't consider another Samsung phone unless I saw them change. They abandoned Android updates in less than a year of the phone's release. HTC seems MUCH better update updating phones.
im new with htc .Been with android for like 10 months.hope they bring much love to my evo 3d.

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