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Google Android Now America’s #2 Mobile Operating System10:58 pm on January 9, 2011 | Category: Mobile Devices, Software, Web Services
Google Android has overtaken Apple’s iOS to become the second most popular mobile operating system among American smartphone users.
As of November 2010, Android powered 26% of U.S. smartphones, up from 19.6% in August 2010, according to MobiLens, the mobile division of tech research firm, comScore. Apple’s iOS, the platform of the popular iPhone device, held a 25% market share in November (up from 24.2% in August), while Research In Motion’s BlackBerry OS remained the market leader but slipped to 33.5% (down from 37.6%).
The overall number of U.S. smartphone users increased 10% during the August-to-November quarter, to a nationwide total of 61.5-million.
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