Apple’s iOS grabs 65 percent of market


Android is often considered king of the mobile world, but Apple’s iOS actually holds the lion’s share of the market, at least according to the latest stats from Net Applications. iOS continues to grow, capturing a global market share of 65.3 percent in June, up from 52.4 percent a year ago. Though in second place, Android has also expanded and now holds a share of 19.7 percent as of last month, compared with 14.3 percent in June 2011. Breaking down the results by device, the iPad was the leader in June with a 36.7 percent share, followed by the iPhone with 26.8 percent. Android 2.3 took third place, while other flavors of Android were scattered among the 24 mobile operating systems tracked in total. Read the full story at CNET.

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