Android turns up the heat on Apple’s iOS
The adoption rate of smartphones running Google’s Android operating system is increasing 6x faster than Apple’s iPhone, according to KPCB partner, Mary Meeker. This is up from 4x in May 2012.
By the end of 2013, Meeker believes quarterly shipments of Android devices will hit 160 million, followed by Windows at 100 million and iOS at 80 million.
Separately, research company IDC recently reported that 75% of smartphones shipped worldwide during the third quarter of 2012 run Android.Read More