Nielsen, a media firm, has released research numbers that show Apple’s iPhone has increased it’s lead over Research in Motion, and still ahead of Google’s Android mobile platform. That said, these numbers are from November, which apparently is the most recent data they could get a hold of. This chart shows that iOS is at […]
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iPhone Still Has More Market Share Than Android in the U.S.

Nielsen, a media firm, has released research numbers that show Apple’s iPhone has increased it’s lead over Research in Motion, and still ahead of Google’s Android mobile platform. That said, these numbers are from November, which apparently is the most recent data they could get a hold of.

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This chart shows that iOS is at 28.6%, Blackberry is sliding to 26.4%, and Android is working it’s way up at 25.8%.

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Specifically, these numbers shown above are of new purchase of each OS. That means that Apple was floating at around 26% market share for awhile, Android has jumped to 40%, and RIM has sunk to 20% of new users.

The only thing I think these charts really shows, is that RIM is in trouble. Both iOS and Android are doing very well in the U.S. Now, in the defense of iOS, these numbers, to my knowledge, don’t include iPod touch, and iPad numbers. If you threw those two devices, or even just the iPod touch, in with these numbers, iOS’s margin’s would jump.

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