Android OS jumps Apple as #2 OS in United States.

| January 6, 2011 | Reply

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Uh Oh, I sense a fanboy fight.  Google’s Android OS has jumped Apple’s IOS as the number two most used Operating System in the U.S according to comScore.com.  There have been some huge changes in the past year, as Android OS has come from distant 4th, now all the way to a distant 2nd!  RIM firmly holds the number one spot, but with more and more innovation from Apple and Android, and shockingly not much from the RIM Blackberry camp to compete with, it could be a fight for first place sooner than we think.  Let us know your thoughts.

comScore.com says:

61.5 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones during the three months ending in November, up 10 percent from the preceding three-month period, as RIM led with 33.5 percent market share of smartphones. After several months of strong growth, Google Android captured the #2 ranking among smartphone platforms in November with 26.0 percent of U.S. smartphone subscribers. Apple accounted for 25.0 percent of smartphone subscribers (up 0.8 percentage points), followed by Microsoft and Palm…

Source comScore.com

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