Nokia retains smartphone lead, Android surges in Q2

08/11/2011 | Total Telecom Magazine (U.K.) · · CNET

Nokia managed to hold onto to its global smartphone sales lead in the second quarter, selling 97.9 million handsets -- a 22.8% market share -- as dealers sought to dump supplies of Symbian-based phones, Gartner reported. Android widened its share of the smartphone software market to 43.4%, up from 17.2% a year ago, and third-place Apple's iOS grew by 4 percentage points, to 18.2%, behind the tumbling Symbian. Overall, smartphone sales increased 74% and accounted for 25% of total handset shipments.

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Total Telecom Magazine (U.K.) · · CNET

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