Thursday January 29, 2015

Android Shipments Exceed 1B For First Time

Worldwide shipments of over one billion? Wow! That is a lot of Android phones. eek!

For the first time ever, worldwide shipments of smartphones packing Android exceeded 1 billion units in 2014, a significant gain from the 780.8 million units that shipped around the world in 2013, researcher Strategy Analytics announced Thursday. Android dwarfed its second-place competitor, Apple's iOS, which mustered 192.7 million worldwide shipments in 2014.