Before Latest Phone Debut, Apple Has Harsher Competition
Posted in: Mobile & Wireless at 04/10/2011 19:21
As soon as Apple unveils its highly anticipated new version of the iPhone on Tuesday, millions of people are likely to start plotting how to be among the first to buy it. But millions more may be considering a competitor -- an Android phone.
Despite all the hoopla surrounding the Apple announcement, more people buy smartphones running Google's Android operating system than buy Apple phones. Android's share of new smartphone sales is now more than double Apple's share, a striking change from a year ago, when the two were roughly even, and a reflection of how Android phones have improved and become more broadly available.
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