Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Posted by Jeff Campbell in "Apple Software (iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad)" @ 07:58 AM
"Google's Android smartphone OS now has a double-digit lead on Apple, according to a new survey released Tuesday morning. Android is used by 37 percent of smartphone users, compared to the iPhone, owned by 27 percent of smartphone users, found a March survey by measurement firm Nielsen."
From number 3 with 22.7% of the market in October of 2010, to leading the market in March of 2011 with 37%, Android OS now has a double digit lead on Apple iOS. Also, the number of people planning on purchasing Android over Apple is increasing, now at 31.1% from 25.5% in 2010. In the same survey, 30% of consumers surveyed said they would be buying an Apple iOS smartphone, which is a drop from 32.7% in 2010.