“…7.9 million Android phones sold in one quarter is nothing to sneeze at.”
“The Western European mobile phone market will be dominated by smartphones, and Android will be the king of the hill,” said Francisco Jeronimo, European mobile devices research manager, IDC. “
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This is still relatively small compared to the total amount of mobile phones sold, but this is very good news for Android app developers.
What no one talks about is that there’s still a very large MIDlet market in certain parts of the world, not the least India, China and Korea, but new app-focused companies seem to focus almost entirely on iOS and Android.