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Android is laying the smack down to Apple when it comes to adoption, at a rate of 6x the iPhone

Android adoption is growing 6x faster than Apple's iPhone, Android is going all Terminator on the iP

| Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Nov 7, 2012 9:29 am

Google's mobile OS, Android, has really grown into it's own beast with consumer adoption of Android-based smartphones increasing six times faster than Apple's iPhone adoption, according to KPCB analyst, Mary Meeker.

 

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Android-based smartphones were already ahead of the iPhone sales in May, at a rate of 4x faster than Apple. But, adoption rates continued to soar into the summer and have gone from 4x the adoption rate of iPhones to a staggering 6x. Meeker also spoke at Bloomberg's San Francisco HQ on Monday, revealing that shipments of Android devices surpasses those of Windows for the first time ever in Q1 2012.

 

Android shipments from manufacturers scaled the walls of 90 million units during the quarter, compared to Windows-based PC units of 82 million. Meeker has expectations of around 160 million Android devices in a single quarter for 2013, compared to Windows PCs with 100 million and 80 million iOS-based devices.

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