Android Nears 75 Percent Global Smartphone Market Share

In terms of operating system, about 74.4 percent of smartphones were running Android in the first quarter, Gartner said, beating Cupertino's No. 2 18.2 percent. BlackBerry and Microsoft picked up the slack, with 3 percent and 2.9 percent, respectively (source infra)

Android Nears 75 Percent Smartphone Market Share, Nokia Tumbles
PC Magazine
"Mobile phone sales continued to stall during the first quarter as users increasingly ditched their feature phones for smartphones. Samsung continued to dominate both categories, with Apple landing at No. 2 for smartphone sales, according to Tuesday stats ...The drop-off in feature phone sales contributed to Nokia's 4.9 percent slip to 14.8 percent of the mobile phone market, though it maintained its No. 2 spot. It didn't even make the top five smartphone list, however, as its Lumia lineup has yet to really pick up steam . . . . " (read more at link above)

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