Androids invade smartphone marketsmh.com.au
24 June 2010
Google has released figures that reveal its Android OS is stealing precious ground from arch-rivals Apple and Microsoft
The figures show that with 160,000 new Android handsets being activated every day around the world Google is fast becoming a contender in the battle for smartphone dominance.
The latest figures - equivalent to 4.8m new phones per month - came as Samsung fired the latest salvo in the brewing battle in the operating system wars with the launch of a premium Android handset in Australia.
Boasting a radically new text messaging interface, super AMOLED touchscreen and 1Ghz processor, the Galaxy S joins a rapidly expanding line-up of handsets based on Google's mobile operating system.
The reputation of the operating system has been riding high on the trail of the HTC Desire - launched in April - which was hailed by many as technically superior to Apple's phenomenally successful iPhone.« Back Read More »