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FACTBOX-Smartphone market to grow 50 percent; Android leads
March 29, 2011 / 12:23 PM / 6 years ago

FACTBOX-Smartphone market to grow 50 percent; Android leads

 NEW YORK, March 29 (Reuters) - Google’s Android is set to become the top smartphone operating system this year, with Windows reaching No. 2 by 2015, according to a forecast released on Tuesday by International Data Corp.
  IDC also forecast the smartphone market would grow by nearly 50 percent this year as vendors ship 450 million handsets, compared with 303.4 million in 2010. System            2011 Market share (%)  2015 Market Share (%) Google (GOOG.O)           39.5                   45.4 Android                    Research                  14.9                   13.7 in Motion RIM.TO     BlackBerry   Apple (AAPL.O) iOS        15.7                   15.3 Nokia NOK1V.HE          20.9                    0.2 Symbian              Microsoft (MSFT.O)         5.5                   20.9 Windows Phone 7           Other                      3.5                    4.6    (Reporting by Liana B. Baker; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)  

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