Here are some of the highlights:
- By the end of 2011, Nielsen predicts smartphones to overtake feature phones in the U.S. market.
- Google’s Android OS has shown the most significant expansion in market share among current subscribers.
- Android’s rise is even more noticeable among new smartphone subscribers in the last six months where Android has nosed past Apple’s iOS in the last quarter to grab a 27% share of those recent smartphone subscribers.
- Among current subscribers thinking of switching devices, the iPhone remains the most desired phone,