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Android- and iOS-Powered Smartphones Expand Their Share of the Market in the First Quarter

Smartphones powered by the Android and iOS mobile operating systems accounted for more than eight out of ten smartphones shipped in the first quarter of 2012 (1Q12). According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, the mobile operating systems held shares of 59.0% and 23.0% respectively of the 152.3 million smartphones shipped in 1Q12. During the first quarter of 2011, the two operating systems held a combined share of 54.4%. The share gains mean that Android and iOS have successfully distanced themselves from previous market leaders Symbian and BlackBerry, as well as Linux and Windows Phone 7/Windows Mobile.

“The popularity of Android and iOS stems from a combination of factors that the competition has struggled to keep up with,” said Ramon Llamas, senior research analyst with IDC’s Mobile Phone Technology and Trends program. “Neither Android nor iOS were the first to market with some of these features, but the way they made the smartphone experience intuitive and seamless has quickly earned a massive following.”

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Posted by on June 6, 2012 in Smart Communications

 

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Smart relaunches online store with iPhone 4S offering

Digital consumers can now purchase their iPhone 4S and other latest mobile and broadband devices through the recently launched revamped online store (smart.com.ph/store) of leading wireless services provider Smart Communications, Inc. This is the only online store that offers iPhone 4S with free delivery until June 30 of this year.

With its new streamlined and user-friendly interface, Smart’s online store offers a secure and convenient way to purchase mobile handsets and other gadgets anytime, any day. Consumers can now also avail of exclusive offerings exclusive to Smart’s official online selling channel.
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Posted by on January 16, 2012 in Smart Communications

 

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Online pre-orders for iPhone 4S from Globe surpass last year’s levels

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Online pre-orders for iPhone 4S on Globe Telecom’s website hit fever pitch, with thousands signing-up for the latest iPhone model, outpacing the volume of orders when Globe launched the iPhone 4 last year.

To date, Globe has already exceeded pre-orders of the iPhone 4S via its online registration versus last year’s levels despite being carried by another operator. Globe started taking pre-orders for iPhone 4S last December 1, 2011. To place an order, log on to at http://iphone4s.globe.com.ph.
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Posted by on December 13, 2011 in Globe Telecom

 

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