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Nielsen: Android top smartphone OS in past 6 months

10/6/2010 00:13 AM EDT
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re: Nielsen: Android top smartphone OS in past 6 months
eewiz   10/6/2010 2:53:01 AM
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Expected this. This is happening when there isnt any decent Android tablet in the market. With so many tablets getting released by the yearend, I guess Android market share could easily double. BTW with the new windows phone 7 OS getting released this month, there is going to be a redistribution.

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Sheetal.Pandey   10/6/2010 4:30:08 AM
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What features of Android makes it top contender?

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t.alex   10/6/2010 11:40:57 AM
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Probably the open source system and application development make it the favourite choice?

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Warren3   10/6/2010 10:23:50 PM
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Agree with t.alex for the most part but I think it all comes down to the way the apps run (similar between OS's), what apps are available (similar) and cost (similar). With the open platform that is Android it means more suppliers of HW (more types of solutions to meet more needs) and competion within this community (controlling costs).

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t.alex   10/7/2010 1:12:55 AM
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Yep, also android is built on top of linux kernel so the maturity and the community are established. It is becoming the preferred choice of developers.

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