#Gartner has published a new report on the state of the global smartphone sales in the past quarter. According to the report, the global market saw an increase of 3.9% in sales compared to the same period last year (YoY). #Apple, understandably, saw a decline in sales over the one year period, while #Samsung was
Gartner, a leading information technology research and advisory company, released its latest prediction on mobile app downloads for this year which shows a huge increase from last year’s results. The company says that there will be 102 billion downloads from mobile app stores this year. This is a 59.38% increase from last year’s 64 billion
The latest data released by Gartner, the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company, shows that the Android platform is dominating smartphone sales for the second quarter of this year. A total of 79% of smartphones sold worldwide for Q2 runs on Android. What’s also interesting to note is that smartphone sales have finally
Android and Samsung’s control over today’s global smartphone market should no longer surprise anyone, but it appears the two leading forces of the mobile industry just can’t be contained. Their already impressive numbers keep on growing and growing, fiscal quarter after quarter, at the expense of basically everyone else in the business, from Apple to
Gartner published their fourth quarter 2011 results on Wednesday morning and no surprise, Android is still holding strong at the top of the smartphone heap with 50% of the market share. Apple’s iOS comes in at second place with 23.8% of the market share. Year over year, there was significant improvement in both operating systems.
Gartner just released their results for the third quarter of 2011. Worldwide sales of mobile devices increased to 440.5 million units in the third quarter. Amazingly, Nokia is still on top overall. Gartner researchers credit this to sales of feature phones, flip phones and “dumb phones” in emerging markets. Samsung was in second place overall
Starting Tuesday Windows Mobile phones will start to receive a software update, and while it won’t be a major update it is still better than nothing. Microsoft will show off these new features from the update called Mango that will be coming to Windows Phone 7 operating systems at an event in New York. At
The latest report on mobile sales from Gartner does not look pretty for Microsoft. According to the report the company only sold 1.6 million phones during the 1st quarter of this year. However, Android on the other hand, at least according to Google, is activating 400,000 devices a day. In other words in four days
According to Gartner Inc, full year sales for mobile handsets could be less than the 1.8 estimate that was made earlier. Carolina Milanesi who is a Gartner Analyst reported that the 13.3 million unit growth in channel inventory, along with less demand from consumers in emerging markets registered at the start of the second quarter
Gartner put out their latest mobile figures today which showed overall there were 427.8 million mobile devices sold in Q1. This figure is up 19% over the same quarter last year and is attributed to the rise in smartphone sales. Over 100 million smartphones were sold in Q1 which shows there is still strong momentum.
Millennial Media’s Mobile Mix Report for March 2011 came out this morning and of course as no shocker Android is the leading smartphone OS for the fourth month in a row. Since Admob’s purchase by Google last year, Millennial Media is the largest independent mobile advertising platform in the world. They make the actual user
Android has already taken control over the smartphone market in the U.S., however by the end of 2011, Android will have also dominated the global market as well. By 2012 Android will be running on almost 50% of smartphones, and will be the dominate operating system, at least according to Gartner. According to Gartner, the
Gartner, one of the most trusted names in wireless research, released their end of 2010 studies today which revealed the Android operating system had an increase of 888.8 percent across the world. This comes right on the heels of IDC’s news that smartphone sales topped PC sales last quarter for the first time ever. IDC
Analyst after analyst and research firm after research firm keep echoing the same thing, Android is the fastest growing in the world. Late yesterday evening Google’s Vice President of Engineering in charge of Android, Andy Rubin, tweeted that Android was activating 300,000 devices per day. This weeks data from analyst firm Strategy Analytics echoes the
Gartner a leading research firm in mobile and computing technology has reduced it’s total PC shipment outlook for 2010 by 4% and it’s forecast for next year down 2%. Gartner sees that both consumers and business are holding off on making traditional PC purchases. This is in part due to the troubled economy and the
There’s a new sheriff in town at the headquarters of Nokia and his name is Stephen Elop. Nokia, has long been the top selling cell phone manufacturer in the world. Along with that Symbian, an OS they once backed and have now basically bought/taken over, is also the number 1 OS in the world, but