Nielsen Survey Claims iPhone Up, Android Flat in U.S. Smartphone Growth

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