Android Devices Govern US Smartphones Market With Over 36%


Nielsen Wire published a survey on the US smartphones market regarding the mobile devices owned by the American consumers, Android devices are leading the market with over 36%, while iOS is second with 26% and followed closely by Rim Blackberry with 23%.

Iphone consumers leads in the area of data frequency usage, where they are more or less active then android consumers.

Consumers with Android and Apple iOS smartphones exhibit data-intensive usage:

  • 74 percent of Android smartphone owners and 79 percent of iPhone owners report having downloaded apps in the past 30 days
  • 43 percent of Android owners and 46 percent of iPhone owners say they streamed online music or mobile radio in the past 30 days
  • 35 percent of Android smartphone consumers and 37 percent of iPhone owners report having watched video or mobile TV in the past 30 days

An analysis of nearly 65,000 cellphone bills in the U.S. reveals that in the first quarter of 2011, Android smartphone owners consumed an average of 582 MB of data each month, compared to 492 MB for iPhone owners.




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