Android Drives 5% Of Smartphone Web Traffic


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  1. phandroid

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    Six months ago, the T-Mobile G1 didn’t exist. Today, the device is responsible for 5% of all mobile web traffic from smartphones. While that’s certainly an impressive number, the iPhone still towers over Android, RIM, WinMo and Palm with 50% of the market. And to be honest, it drives more than all 4 of those [...]

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  2. Ageless Stranger

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    5% market share shows enormous potential for Google, considering that 5% is from one provider alone, not only that one handset from one provider. This figure will escalate exponentially once more providers join the revolution.

    Well done Google, T-Mobile, HTC and of course not forgetting the users
     
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    With the economy an expensive monthly plan isn't helping your budget, especially when it seems like the trend is to go pre-paid to save money. So I wonder if a price war will start among data fees to draw in more customers... well I hope.

    Anyways, Android is right under Palm in terms of market share. That Palm Pre could widen the gap. Wouldn't it be nice if a second Android handset were to be released around the time of the Pre's release. Maybe steal some thunder? And maybe around the time of the next iPhone release?
     
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    Good article Rob...thanks for keeping it well rounded.
     

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