Research firm Gartner says there will be over 1.1 billion Android devices shipped this year, of the total 2.5 billion of combined phones, PCs, tablets and ultramobiles.
According to the latest prediction from Gartner, Android shipments could reach a billion devices in 2014. Read on to learn more!
PC sales have kept going south in this year’s first quarter, despite the fact that Windows 8 has shipped with a lot of new devices, data by IDC and Gartner reveals.
According to the latest Gartner report, Huawei poses the greatest danger for Samsung and Apple’s domination. The Chinese OEM boosted its total yearly smartphone sales with more than 73% in 2012, reaching the 27.2 million mark.
Gartner’s report on Q3 2012 reveals that worldwide smartphones sales are up nearly 50 percent on the same quarter last year. We all know who sold most of them right? Samsung and Apple account for 46.5 percent of the smartphone market and the Android platform claimed a 72.4 percent market share.
Gartner is forecasting 821 million smartphones and tablets will be sold by the end of 2012 and that figure is going to rise to 1.2 billion in 2013.
A new claim from research firm Gartner suggests Google Android may finally overtake Microsoft Windows as the dominant operating system for computing devices by as early as 2016.
A report has just come out of the famous research firm Gartner, that says that in the last quarter of 2011, sales of Android smartphones exceeded 50% market share globally. Although Google has suffered a slight decline in market share, sales from the same period last year increased from 30.5% to nearly 51% in Q4 2011, further gaining on its rival, Apple’s iOS. Symbian has been losing ground rapidly since Nokia gave up the operating system in favor of Windows Mobile. However, Microsoft did not receive more than 1.9 percent, overtaken even by Bada which received 2.1% of sales. Samsung, as the most ‘valuable’ representative of Android phones, can be attributed for the high sales ratio in the second half of 2011. Samsung sold about 92 million devices in the last quarter. The customer appreciation…