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28% of US phones is a Smartphone in Q3

November 4th, 2010 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Research & Stats | No Comments »

According to the most recent numbers from Nielsen, 28% of US cellphones is a smartphone. Amongst those consumer that bought a new phone over the past six months, 41% chose a smartphone, up 35% compared to Q2.

Looking at Europe, the numbers of the UK are similar to those in the US. Spain is something different as 37% of Spanish cellphone owners own a smartphone. Symbian remains the most popular OS in Europe.

In the US, BlackBerry remains the most popular OS, followed closely by Appleā€™s iOS. Android keeps climbing and ranks third, beating Windows Mobile. Windows Phone 7 is not in the list as the devices had not reached the market yet.

Apple has most consumers under 44 while 50% of Android owners are under 35. Nielsen also broke down the ethnic diversity of smartphone owners.

Via Nielsen

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