Android Smartphone OS Marketshare Sky-rockets to a July High of 61%

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  1. dgstorm

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    Following on the heels of some impressive marketing data reports for last quarter, from the likes of ComScore and Nielsen, is a new report from Millennial Media. Their report further solidifies the remarkable and meteoric rise of the Android OS on smartphones. According to their data, in July, Android rose to blanket a 61% marketshare of all smartphones. Here's a quote from the MillennialMedia.com article,
    That's some crazy growth, with Android at the top of the chain for 8 months in a row!

    Source: GalaxyForums.net via Droid-Life and MillennialMedia.com
     
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    Looks like a very hungry Pacman is about to chomp some soon-to-be ghosts. Go Android!
     
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    Its numbers like these that are spurring Apple's lawsuit engine.

    Go :greendroid:!!!
     
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    Quite a bit different there for IOS. I saw a couple of recent reports that suprised (and impressed) me that IOS had actually grown share a bit to 28-29%. This jives more with my expectation, but seems to be quite a bit off from the other reports I saw. But perhaps this is global where the others were US only (certainly I don't think Apple is as strong in Asia as it is in the US).