New Nielsen Report Indicates Android Doubled Adoption Rate of iOS Over Last 3 Months

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  1. jroc

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    Android and iPhone market share...thats good n all. Nothing much has changed over the past 12 months. I'm interested in the 6%. Read an article about the Samsung Wave, running Bada selling 10 million phones since 2010. Thats kinda wild if it's outsold WP7..
     
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    What are Apple's real models? White or Black? 32gb or 64gb?
     
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    I'm curious to see how people are going to react to the iPhone 5 when it's released. I know three people who have replaced their Android smartphone with the current iPhone because they thought it was easier to use and had fewer software glitches. Battery life was also a major factor in their decision to go with iOS as opposed to Android, so I can't help but wonder how many other consumers will feel the same way. I think many of the changes that Apple has made to their latest OS iteration will make the transition from Android for these people even easier.

    Now don't get me wrong! I definitely consider myself to be an Android loyalist/fanboy, and I was sad to see these people join the "dark side". However, all three of the people I know who have made that jump couldn't be happier with their decision. It'll be interesting to see how many people stay with the little green robot once the new offering from the Cupertino boys is available.
     
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    Ditto, should be an interesting quarter for both sides.
     
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    I think you will get your Apple loyalists, current iPhone upgraders and a mix of Android users buying it, so I mean the sales will be huge for the iPhone itself but as far as the market share is concerned, I don't see it being a major blow to Android.
     
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    Yeah Apple will get some share points, but not enough to dethrone Android obviously and probably more so at the expense of RIM. Sales wise I think its a given that this time next year, the iPhone5(4s?) will be the best selling smartphone in the world, but that's nothing new really
     
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    When I say they lost money by only making one phone, I am referring to lost opportunity for additional customers. Considering how many phones are out with Android and some of them have very slight differences, it is proof that consumers want choices.

    For example there is a market of consumers that hate on screen keyboards and prefer the real keyboard on the Droid 3. If Apple made an iPhone with a slide out keyboard, I am sure they would have sold plenty of those. But by not making a slide out keyboard, they guarantee that 100% of those customers will go to Android.

    It is the basics of the economic market. Supply and demand. The demand by consumers drives the supply and the market. Apple seems to think that they can decide what to supply and consumers can just go elsewhere if they don't like it. That equates to lost revenue.

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    yeah, that is definitely true, wonder if the rumors of more than one iPhone being announced prove true will include a slider. For some reason I don't see Apple making a slider phone though.
     
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    Apple Denied Rights To "Multi-touch"

    With this going on, they won't make a keyboard phone. They need the touch phone to keep up the lawsuit and that it's their termology.

    My own personal opinion is that they won't every do a keyboard phone or tablet.

    Back on topic, I can see their shares growing with the iPhone 5, even people who bought the iPhone 4 on Verizon (if the 5 is on Verizon). Then the next quarter Android will probably go up again with those buying new phones or upgrading.
     
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    Well it wasn't a lawsuit, just a request to trademark the phrase multi-touch. Which they were denied of, so that pretty much ends that. Plus a slide out can still be multi touch.

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    yes you are right, Iphone :iphone: is basically improved form of IPod.
    on the other hand Android Devices have hundreds of styles :motdroidvert: :droideris: :motdroidhoriz: dancedroid
     
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