Updated Nov. 5, 2012 at 5:29 a.m.

Premium Lock Android dominance grows to 75% smartphone market share market

Published: 2012-11-03 09:55:00
Updated: 2012-11-05 05:29:50

Android goes "Jelly Bean" Hugo Barra, director of product management at Google Inc., speaks about the latest version of the Android operating system called Jelly Bean, during the Google I/O conference in San Francisco, California, U.S., on Wednesday, June 27, 2012. Google Inc. unveiled a $199 handheld computer called the Nexus 7 that features a 7-inch screen and is designed to help the company vie with Apple Inc., Microsoft Corp. and Amazon.com Inc. in the surging market for tablets. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg *** Local Caption *** Hugo Barra

Google's Android software for mobile devices was running on 75 percent of smartphones shipped in the third quarter, as the search company extended its lead over Apple, according to research firm IDC....

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