Android smartphone shipments to cross 55 million units this year
According to Digitimes Research, Android phone shipments are expected to surpass 55 Million units worldwide in 2010. The entry of Samsung and LG in Android arena for last sometime is being attributed as the reason for this growth. HTC And Motorola are other two major players making Android smartphones.
Android’s share of the worldwide smartphone market has risen from less than 5% in 2009 to 13.8% in the first half of 2010 and is projected to reach 24.5% in the second half to become the second most popular smartphone platform, according to Lin. Shipments of Android-based smartphones are estimated to jump 561% from a year ago to more than 55 million units in 2010.