Android big winner in China during Q2
A new report by analysts finds that during the second quarter, Android was the operating system on 81 percent of smartphone shipments in China which accounted for some 27 percent of global smartphone shipments overall. (By comparison, the United States accounted for 16 percent.)Android continued to surge and passed 100 million quarterly smartphone shipments for the first time, according to the report. More than 42 million smartphones got shipped in China out of the total 158 million shipped worldwide during the quarter,
Samsung was the No. 1 smartphone vendor in China during the quarter, with a 17 percent share, followed by ZTE, Lenovo, and Huawei. Apple saw its shipments more than double year over year, but they were still down 37 percent compared with the first quarter of this year, leaving the company in fifth place.
Globally, Samsung also ranked as the No. 1 smartphone provider with a 31 percent share of the market,followed by Apple and Nokia