11/30/2011

More than half of U.S. cellphone buyers in the past three months purchased smartphones, according to Nielsen, which says 44% of cellphone users own the advanced devices. Android and iPhone controlled 71% of the market, with the Google-based operating system leading with a 42.8% share, although the iPhone's 28.3% share was greater than that of any single Android device. Among Android providers, HTC held a 15% share of the market, followed by Samsung and Motorola at about 10% apiece.

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