Tag: android vs iphone
Can Android cell phone growth continue with this blistering pace?
Research firm Gartner this month published reports which indicated that the Android platform has overtaken Apple’s iPhone as the world’s 3rd most popular smartphone operating system (OS) with 17.2% of the global smartphone market behind BlackBerry and Symbian (Nokia). In the US the Android OS was the number 1 smartphone OS in the US for the last quarter (Q2 2010). Worldwide sales of Android cell phones passed 10.5 million in the last quarter – that’s an astonishing 1300% increase over last year when sales were below 1 million. In 2 months, Android sales have risen from 100K per day to 200K per day, according to Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt.
Should you consider an Android Phone over the iPhone
Along with all the other reasons including New Age Apps, Open Source OS and an ever growing list of cool new phones designed specifically for the Android OS; another reason why Android’s reach is growing stronger in the Market place is that it is one of the few handful OSs which will allow its Canadian Users to make free Voice-Over-Internet phone calls. Yes you understood this correctly … the iPhone though it supports a Skype app worldwide, will not allow its Canadian Users to make VoIP phone calls to other VoIP Users via the wireless WAN. Read the rest of this entry »