Shouldn’t be surprising to anyone. This is the effect of Verizon carrying the iPhone. The most important trend isn’t iPhone vs. Android phones. It’s how smartphones as a whole — or better put, app phones — are subsuming the entire U.S. phone market. (It’s the separation between smart phones and app phones that explains BlackBerry’s collapse.)
See also: Ars Technica’s analysis of the same Nielsen survey.
★ Thursday, 30 June 2011