Skip to comments.Android, RIM Gain Market Share, Apple Stable, Motorola Drops [Mobile Market Share]
Posted on 03/30/2010 7:55:16 AM PDT by SmokingJoe
comScore has released a new report on Mobile market share for quarter ending January 2010. There is not much surprise there, but Android has taken a huge leap in the market share gaining 4.3% to have a market share of 7.1% in January 2010, RIM too gained 1.7% to remain the market leader with 43% share
Motorola saw a disappointing quarter losing 1.2% share in the handset market, however, they were still market leaders with 22.9%, followed by LG with 21.7%, Samsung with 21.1% and Nokia with 9.1%. RIM, the manufactures of Blackberry saw the only modest increase in devices with a 1.4% increase over October.
In the Smartphone market, which consisted of 42.7 million users, RIM was the market leader with 43% market share, followed by Apple with 25.1% and Microsoft with 15.7%. Microsoft lost around 4% market share, which was promptly picked up by Google with their Android OS gaining over 4.3% market share
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RIM needs to release a true capacitive touch screen for its Storm on Verizon. I’ve had the click screen for a year and a half now, and I’m tired of it.
If they don’t announce a new device soon, I’m going to have to jump ship to Android or Win 7 Mobile so I don’t get arthritis in my thumb for using my Blackberry. Love the software/usability, but hate the hardware.
Isn’t Android by Motorola?
Android OS is from Google, but Android phones are from a whole lot of OEMâs, including Motorola.