Skip to comments.iSuppli smartphone numbers: it's good to be a droid
Posted on 10/13/2010 12:07:16 AM PDT by PugetSoundSoldier
In a sign of the growing momentum behind Google Corp.s Android, makers of handsets utilizing the operating system represented the majority of the fastest-growing firms among the Top 10 smart phone brands in the second quarter, according to the mobile and wireless research firm iSuppli Corp.
Droid phone specialist HTC Corp. achieved industry-leading growth, with its smart phone shipments rising by a stunning 63.1 percent in the second quarter compared to the first. Meanwhile, on the strength of its Android-based Galaxy line of smart phones, Samsung Electronics posted the second strongest performance, with a 55.6 percent sequential rise. New Android licensee Sony Ericsson came in fourth in terms of growth, with shipments rising by 15.4 percent. Finally, Droid-focused Motorola Inc. ranked fifth, with an increase of 12.5 percent.
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Nokia, HTC, Samsung all up. Apple down. I'm sure the big problems at launch of the iPhone 4 impacted this, but still - it follows the trend of iOS' share of the smartphone OS market dropping...
FYI - another shift in the smartphone market share! Nokia’s basically back to 40%, RIM still is firmly in 2nd place, and HTC is within spitting distance of Apple. Another quarter like this, and we’ll see HTC and Apple tied for 3rd.
What graph? All I see is a table. ;-)
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