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Market share of Google’s Android platform on the rise

Overal smartphone usage jumps 13%
Published on Apr 1, 2011

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About 33 percent of smartphone users 13 and up owned Android-equipped smartphones during the three months ending in February, further strengthening Google Android's position as the most popular platform, according to a report by metrics company comScore, Inc. released Friday.

That's a 7 percentage-point jump from the average for the preceding three month period ending in November and a 2.8 percentage-point jump from the three-month average ending in January. January's comScore ...