Android’s Global sales hit 36 million For Q1 2011
We have got yet another chart depicting Android’s fast growth. Have a quick look at the above pictures by Gartner, awell known analysis.You will see that only in the three months more than 36.2 million Android devices are sold worldwide, accounting for a 36% market share in the three month period. Symbian holds the second position with 27.5 million sold devices , and iOS devices sold totaled 16.9 millio.
If we compare these Figures with Gartner’s Q1 2010, Android has increased nearly 600% in terms of total sales and increased its global market share by 26%. Apple’s iOS, on the other hand, doubled its unit sales but only increased its market share by 1.5 percentage points.Worldwide mobile communication devices sums up 427.8 million units in the first quarter of 2011, an increase of 19 percent from the first quarter of 2010.
You may also want to have a look at the Worldwide Mobile Terminal Sales by manufacturer
[via gartner ]