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Strategy Analytics: Android had 80% market share in Q2

02 August, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
Strategy Analytics: Android had 80% market share in Q2 - read the full textIts safe to say that the Android OS has extended its dominance without any real competition from any other mobile operating systems out there. According to Strategy Analytics, Android has recorded a whopping 80% global market share during Q2, 2013. The Google developed Android OS has accounted...


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android is so problimatic, so many bugs that need to fix so that's the reason why android always releasing software update to fix those bugs and errors. and yep don't forget the malwares in android and lag, freeze isues. i dont know why the y still selling

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  • 2013-08-03 04:28
  • UNA6

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-08-02 21:49 from npV3 - click to readNokia was a 'strong' company once, but look how it declined. Apple make money by fooling people with marketing tricks and charge twice for something which looks more like a toy for teenagers. The most effective of those tricks is basically "you're cool and different if you have an Apple product", and so far it has worked beautifully. So, never say they have 'strong' products. Foe them it's all about being dishonest-enough to tell lies and act as it's the only truth in the world in order to stay in the race. And if you have been wondering, that's why many people hate them and those fools who buy their products.

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  • 2013-08-03 04:25
  • PEsD

> In reply to Duel @ 2013-08-03 01:17 from p771 - click to readAnd why do you think Apple is the most valuable company in the world? Because people like you is paying heavily too much for their products!

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  • 2013-08-03 04:14
  • P@Ye has..and more is coming can't do anything about it

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  • 2013-08-03 04:10
  • nvyD

> In reply to nash @ 2013-08-02 21:01 from 4XNn - click to read"slowly"? where have you been living? under a stone

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  • 2013-08-03 04:09
  • nvyD

> In reply to Vino31 @ 2013-08-03 01:26 from vpHA - click to readYeah, I beat the sh** out people with a log, hunting sabertooth and mammoths, making fire with a couple of rocks and most of my outfit it's from fur and deer hides... And for calls I use my Lumia 920, yes living in the stone age is harsh, not for the weak.

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  • 2013-08-03 03:37
  • PdC%

> In reply to Lufy @ 2013-08-02 23:56 from pqAP - click to readLet's not forget the ultimate OS by Nokia.. The Meego on N9.. Easily surpassing android even today.. It has the capabilities to multitask up to 40+ apps at the same time with just a single 1Ghz core(S4/One/ZU can only dream of).. Imagine what it would do if it is developed on today's quadcore hardware.. I am not taking up Android not until it can multitask as efficient as Meego..

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  • 2013-08-03 03:22
  • IVxY

All those security problems and malware with Android will bite you on the arse

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  • 2013-08-03 03:10
  • uEAR

For other OS to beat Android, they need to give out the OS for free and become McDonald's and Chinese products of the world, they are everywhere.

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  • 2013-08-03 03:04
  • kg3B

> In reply to Dean786 @ 2013-08-02 23:11 from Np@s - click to readI have no ideas about Symbian was on a Nokia phone but on a SonyEricsson phone U8i Vivaz was it shit.
To slow processors and no software support at all. The only app I was able to find for a non-Nokia phone was the Spotify client app.

Nokia really locked in Symbian as their own OS and slowly killed it.
SonyEricsson and Motorola tried to adapt Symbian.

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  • 2013-08-03 03:03
  • TuhJ

> In reply to Vino31 @ 2013-08-03 01:26 from vpHA - click to readYou're living in "force closes/freezes" world. It's hell.

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  • 2013-08-03 03:02
  • kg3B

Nokia killed the two best OSes, Meego and Symbian. But does someone held a Nokia 501 recently? It slowly becoming Meego itself. The UI and architecture are similar to one of Meego's.

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  • 2013-08-03 02:52
  • t7Xh

If you're not using an Android, you're still living in the stoneages.

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  • 2013-08-03 01:26
  • vpHA

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-08-03 00:40 from v0qJ - click to readSo maybe you skipped this part then?

"However, the Cupertino giant still had a strong quarter with its overall shipments rising from 26 million over the same period last year."

Apple had very good q which also shows in stock price, its growing everyday, now its 462 just week or two ago it was around 400 and now apple is again most valuable company in the world

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  • 2013-08-03 01:17
  • p771

where are apple and wp fanboys?

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  • 2013-08-03 01:15
  • J5sX

strategy analytics are pulling these figures out of their backside; The majority of android handsets sold nowadays are $79 prepaid phones for children.

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  • 2013-08-03 01:04
  • tRrN

This news simply shows that apple is slowly rotten everyday.

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  • 2013-08-03 00:40
  • v0qJ

Top-10 Smartphone'sales by brands 2q,2013

3)Lucky Goldstar

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  • 2013-08-03 00:40
  • v0qJ

It is really simple. Its free and got good software ecosystem. Some people said its rising to fast and not stable. But that is not true. Not a single os can speak to the consumer as good as android. That is why most of the mobile manufacturer depends on it. Even chaineese manufacturers making android set in very cheap price and selling them to not only in asia. But in europe and america too. Even in usa which is apples home ground. Android has 51 percent share. The main problem with ios and w8 is. Its restricted. And 22th century's people do not like it. That 80% is the prove of that feelings. Ios cant change it causeodf their company policy. And they are unique cause of that. What they need now is innovation. W8 is stable but ita somehow late for them. But still they have great potential. Rest of the os are baby now. Android is miles ahead of them.

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  • 2013-08-03 00:24
  • uCLx


You are 100 % right. Symbian was killed too brutally, and people forgot or maybe many of them don't want to remember anymore how Nokia was and how good and simple was Symbian. I am still a Symbian user on my Nokia 701 and 808 because I think these last improvements of Symbian Belle were there to make the best out of this OS, and further development could have kept this OS just fine. I don't believe the bull$hit the Nokia said about Symbian, that with this OS developing new phones was more expensive and dificult. They had the Symbian team which was dealing with software for years !!! Now it is the same thing. MS deals with software and Nokia does the hardware. Strange that for so many years Symbian was good and after Elop came, they dumped Symbian. STUPID MOVE NOKIA !!! And maybe now they realise that maybe a backup plan with a well know OS would have been good, or at least keep both OSes alive, just like Samsung does with Android and WP. And the fact that Apple came out in 2007 with the iphone and called it a smartphone it doesn't mean they invented it. Let's not forget that Symbian was and still is an opperating system mounted on many businesslike Nokias, so those were the first smartphones, capable of doing tasks, and running programs/apps.
Many people moved to Android because somehow is similar to Symbian and it has this open feature, anyone can do whatever he wants. And sadly Android will continue to dominate, despite fragmentation or lag or whatever. It is what people want: freedom and customization.IOS will always be number 2, if people won't get sick of it, as Apple is becoming boring and the hype about Iphone is starting to decline slowly.
And about WP, no matter how hard they will try, there is a huge gap between the other competitors. Nokia will continue to struggle, they will try to deliver good hardware but the OS is the one that will kill it. I hope this will not happen, and maybe MS will somehow realise that some changes are needed and deal with them. Anyway, my sad conclusion is that Nokia will never be what it once was, neither it goes on with MS nor it will addopt Android or bring back Symbian.

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  • 2013-08-02 23:56
  • pqAP

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