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Google yesterday revealed that in the three years since Android first launched, 200 million phones have been sold and its activating half a million every day.

Android's about to pass IOS in total sales. thumb.gif





Not relevant to the story, but I thought I'd share it anyways =P
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Edited by G3RG - 11/17/11 at 12:30pm
 
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D*** straight. Take that you lame fruit.
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What is is with this "soon Android will pass iPhones." Its already happened, the iPad 2 event Apple said it sold 100 million iPhones. And for financial data, the best quarter was 20 million since then, which is only 36 days in Android terms.

So there is no way they didn't get past months ago.
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What is is with this "soon Android will pass iPhones." Its already happened, the iPad 2 event Apple said it sold 100 million iPhones. And for financial data, the best quarter was 20 million since then, which is only 36 days in Android terms.
So there is no way they didn't get past months ago.

The article says Apple has activated 250m iPhones while only 200m android phones have been activated.

It is true that that android phone have more current market share than iPhones. (in most places)
 
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What is is with this "soon Android will pass iPhones." Its already happened, the iPad 2 event Apple said it sold 100 million iPhones. And for financial data, the best quarter was 20 million since then, which is only 36 days in Android terms.

So there is no way they didn't get past months ago.

Market share isn't the same as quantity of phones activated. Yes, Android "controls" 48% of the market compared to iOS at only 19%. That means Android is available to more providers, more countries, etc. It's ok, don't worry. Android will overtake iOS very very soon and won't look back. The recent and upcoming Samsung phones are going to tremendously boost Android sales even further. I've converted plenty of iPhoners, and I know for a fact that they are not the only ones jumping ship.
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Market share isn't the same as quantity of phones activated. Yes, Android "controls" 48% of the market compared to iOS at only 19%. That means Android is available to more providers, more countries, etc. It's ok, don't worry. Android will overtake iOS very very soon and won't look back. The recent and upcoming Samsung phones are going to tremendously boost Android sales even further. I've converted plenty of iPhoners, and I know for a fact that they are not the only ones jumping ship.

This.

I am avid about turning all friends/relatives away from any apple product and going for android.
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This.
I am avid about turning all friends/relatives away from any apple product and going for android.

Same they all seem to hold the iphone as if its the holy grail oh phones. It really isn't apple really could have done with a solid iPhone 5 to compete with new tegra 3 android devices in 2012.
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No... the article is wrong, unless Apple since March has sold 150 million more phones.
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This.

I am avid about turning all friends/relatives away from any apple product and going for android.

One of my favorites is a good friend that has had every gen of the iPhone, finally got an EVO 3D when he saw the joke of an announcement of the 4S, and says he wishes he had gotten an EVO years ago. (Obivously by years I mean when it came out and he was about to upgrade to the 4)

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No... the article is wrong, unless Apple since March has sold 150 million more phones.

I think so as well. In March 2011 Apple announced that they've sold 100 million. If they've sold 100 million over several years, I HIGHLY doubt they've sold 150 million more in 8 months. Could 250 million include iPads?
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I think so as well. In March 2011 Apple announced that they've sold 100 million. If they've sold 100 million over several years, I HIGHLY doubt they've sold 150 million more in 8 months. Could 250 million include iPads?

Maybe theyre including ipods, ipads and iphones as one...
 
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