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The Android Army marches on, and I'm a proud member. :)

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I am not surprised. You can get an Android phone in any price range these days. That's the key to its success.

 

 

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WTF. Galaxy S4 is not driving this 80% share, it's the likes of Galaxy Ace, Galaxy Y etc.

 

It says it was a strong driver.  And  considering the amount the S4 has sold, it is a strong player.I doubt much of the other Galaxy models are really registering that much.  If they were, we would be hearing sales numbers on those as well.

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hey.. remember when people here were calling me nuts when i said that iOS will be at 10-15% marketshare if they are lucky by this time and that Android will be at 80%?

 

I guess they are feeling pretty freakin' stupid right about now.   :D

 

 

Android is the future for the next decade (at least).. it's only just starting.. Android will be in everything we use.

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hey.. remember when people here were calling me nuts when i said that iOS will be at 10-15% marketshare if they are lucky by this time and that Android will be at 80%?

 

I guess they are feeling pretty freakin' stupid right about now.   :D

No one had any idea that Android would be this big. I love Android and I doubted too. I've read somewhere where Android now has a larger install base than Windows.  :o

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No one had any idea that Android would be this big. I love Android and I doubted too. I've read somewhere where Android now has a larger install base than Windows.  :o

 

I absolutely did.. and have said it many times .. at that time iPhone was destroying the smartphone market with almost 50% marketshare.. Android was at like 2.1%

 

When I said that by before 2015 (as it was actually estimated by analysts) Android will be 75-80% and that iOS will be at 10-15% if Apple is lucky (niche like Macs were in Windows world).. you should have seen the responses and garbage I was getting.. OMG.. calling me crazy, a troll etc..

 

Well I guess we see now.

 

 

Btw, I also said that Android tablets will destroy iPads.. and I think it's obvious how that's ending up as well. but the responses again I got from folks here were just off the hook.

 

 

Whoever is frequenting Neowin knows exactly what my stands and opinions were as I have repeated them over the years.. I guess most people are silent now cause they realize I was right (not just me.. there were a few others here as well who said the same thing)

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I've read somewhere where Android now has a larger install base than Windows.  :o

 

not true. windows installed base is like 1.4 billion,and the last android figures said 900 million activated,which doesnt even mean 900m in use,so if you bought an android phone 4 years ago,then upgraded 2 years ago and dumped the first one, and then upgraded again this year and dumped the last one,that would mean you activated three,but only count as one in installed base.

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Well, Android really has no cause to worry right now.  But that doesnt keep them from pulling out all the stops and new ideas.  Look at Samsung, the S4 is selling well.  All these no name companies pumping out crap products does help the market share, but it isnt as much as some would like to claim or else we would hear more about it.  Its the bigger  companies...Samsung, LG, HTC, Huawei, and ZTE that are making this happen and is why  they are consistently listed in market share results.  Apple needs to keep an eye on WP since they could get the jump on them if they are not careful.

 

What I find funny is that anti Android people claim, or used to claim, that android fragmentation is a big deal and is going to hurt Android.  Fact is, and what I have said countless times before, is most people do not care of know what version of the OS they are on.

 

But anyway, will be interesting to see how things change when the cheap iPhones hit the market.

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What I find funny is that anti Android people claim, or used to claim, that android fragmentation is a big deal and is going to hurt Android.  Fact is, and what I have said countless times before, is most people do not care of know what version of the OS they are on.

Sure seems that way. 

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