Six months ago, the statistics read about 100 millions of activation hits. Recent statistics from Google suggests the hits tolling 200 millions. This means increase by 100% in just six months period of time. So, we can predict its supremacy in the world of mobile computing.
According to the latest numbers from Gartner, worldwide smartphone sales rose 42% to 115 million units in the third quarter, with 60 million of those running Android. These numbers are strong, but were down slightly from projections.
“Android benefited from more mass-market offerings, a weaker competitive environment, and the lack of exciting new products on alternative operating systems such as Windows Phone 7 and RIM,” said Roberta Cozza, principal research analyst at Gartner, in the report.