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Nielsen: Android growth in US continues, iOS stays strong

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Nielsen: Android growth in US continues, iOS stays strong - read the full textIt's Nielsen's turn to post its report on the US smartphone market in the second quarter of this year. The numbers show that Android continues to dominate while iOS is a very solid second. The two platforms combine for a total of 86.2% of all smartphones in the States. In the second quarter of...


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> In reply to iSJ5 @ 2012-09-11 16:31 from t7Xh - click to readMy galaxy s3 fits in my pocket.
Not heavy or bulky.
S3 is 7 grams lighter.
So take your rubbish statistics elsewhere.

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  • 2012-09-11 16:37
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> In reply to Sir Awesome @ 2012-09-11 16:12 from rAXH - click to readmy iphone 4s is pocket friendly, coz it can fit in my pocket! not hevier and not bulky!

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  • 2012-09-11 16:31
  • t7Xh

Original iPhone = innovation.
Subsequent iPhones = catch up.

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  • 2012-09-11 16:24
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> In reply to iSJ5 @ 2012-09-11 15:45 from t7Xh - click to readHaha, how do you know?
You work for GSMArena or Nielsen?
No you don't, now take your butthurt somewhere else.

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  • 2012-09-11 16:15
  • rAXH

> In reply to iSJ5 @ 2012-09-11 15:48 from t7Xh - click to readI guess someone is full of rubbish.
Heavy? Check the statistics of the phone.
Bulky? The S3 is thinner than the 4S.
Pocket Friendly? What is going in your mind? Phones causes a war in your pocket?
You're just jealous.

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  • 2012-09-11 16:12
  • rAXH

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-11 14:54 from IV@0 - click to readYOu are right , It's depending on how user use it and take belong to once of this OS . There are quit the same in operation now.IOS can run Java game on Safari at the time that Android is originally allowed this running .
In conclusion : IOS and Android , we can benefit it the same if we know how to control on OS . you are so right ..

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  • 2012-09-11 16:04
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> In reply to Sea-Breeze @ 2012-09-11 15:43 from fm0X - click to readbut its not bulky, havy, and pocket friendly!

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  • 2012-09-11 15:48
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-11 15:38 from N9@S - click to readyeah! i think iOS dominates the unated states!

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  • 2012-09-11 15:45
  • t7Xh

the only problem with iOS is the screen size is so small ! browsing is annoying on iphones while its a pleasing experience on 4.5"+ Androids

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  • 2012-09-11 15:43
  • fm0X

lies, all lies. paid news! rubbish

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  • 2012-09-11 15:38
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> In reply to iSJ5 @ 2012-09-11 15:20 from t7Xh - click to read*phone*

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  • 2012-09-11 15:28
  • jxxN

tomorow the release of brilliant fone! i hope it will hit like 4s!

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  • 2012-09-11 15:20
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-11 14:14 from myxp - click to readwhat's so misleading about it? its only saying that Android is having better market share than iOS. And we all know that thats true. So where's the misleading you're talking about? Yes, Android has more models and manufacturers, but that's not their problem, Apple can do that, but they just wont.

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  • 2012-09-11 15:11
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windows phone can max take 15% of total market share

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  • 2012-09-11 15:09
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> In reply to TruthSeekr @ 2012-09-11 13:47 from tRnj - click to readFirefox OS ;)

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  • 2012-09-11 15:05
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> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-11 14:36 from mB2K - click to readTruth is, Android and iOS pursue very different philosophies, and it's users have bought each because of their differing approach. iOS users like iOS, and Android users like Android. There is of course an overlap in between where they could go either way.

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  • 2012-09-11 14:54
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> In reply to kumardeepkachwal @ 2012-09-11 13:02 from t}pL - click to readim not agree with you! sory!

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  • 2012-09-11 14:48
  • t7Xh

> In reply to kumardeepkachwal @ 2012-09-11 13:02 from t}pL - click to readAndorid will grow and may catch up to 75% market share. Android phones are made by most of the leading handset manufacturers, so that adds up to this OS' popularity. Yes it is opensourse but its controlled by google! so its not completely open in that sense! Opensourse OS projects will not succeed in mobile markets as it needs manufacuters' support which is impossible.
IOS is like u have bought a luxurious jail! No memory expansion, no filemanagement, even adding or removing music is really painfull. Its for those who wanna show off. Still i like its quality hardware and silky smooth OS.

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  • 2012-09-11 14:40
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1. who thinks android has no flash anymore... why dont you google it? offers flash with a link to install over play store.

2. how is the iphone5 bringing iOS back? Does offer something new, something better than anywhere else? Guess not and do you know why? Because a Smartphone will never be able to do more with its processing power, than what a normal computer can do. All those new app types, are rubbish, because you have everything. I admit, for some time it was like there were iPhone exclusive apps for stuff you bought, but now everything also supports Android, so no adavantage here. Apps are no adavtage anymore of iOS... Only thing with iOS was, that it was more or less fluid, that is all and wont matter anymore after project butter release.

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  • 2012-09-11 14:36
  • mB2K

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