Market Research firm Canalys came out with their first quarter numbers on the global country-level smartphone market, and Android is solidifying its dominance with a rise to a 35% market share. Nokia slipped from 39% in 2010 to just 24% in Q1 of this year, while world-wide Apple shares grew to 19%. Here's a quote from the report,You can read the full report at the source link below. 'Andy's' phenomenal growth is starting to remind me of the Will Smith movie, "I, Robot". Pretty soon, we will have Androids in every corner of the globe. It's nice that these Androids are much friendlier and less destructive! Once again, Sci-Fi is becoming "just Sci", at least in some form.Canalys today released its worldwide country-level smart phone market data for Q1 2011, revealing that Android led the market for the second quarter running, and, with 35.7 million units shipped, increased its share to 35%. At the same time, Canalys confirmed that Asia Pacific (APAC) became the largest smart phone market region, with year-on-year growth of 98% to 37.3 million units, putting it ahead of Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for the first time since Q3 2007. On a country basis, mainland China, South Korea and India delivered strong volumes and registered triple-digit growth.
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