Android is dominating the smartphone market in a big way, grabbing a record 92% of global shipments, according to new research.
Android took the top spot with 70%, or 152 million units, followed by Apple, which shipped 22% (48 million units), according to a report released by research firm Strategy Analytics. Other smartphone makers captured the remaining 8% (17 million units).
“Android’s share of the global smartphone market has surged from 51% to 70% over the past year, crushing Symbian, Bada and other platforms in its wake,” Neil Mawston, the firm’s executive director, said in a statement. “Android is clearly the undisputed volume leader of the smartphone industry at the present time.