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Nielsen declares Apple iPhone 4S cut into Android Sales
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Nielsen declares Apple iPhone 4S cut into Android Sales

The New Year starts off with a bang as analyst Nielsen has declared that the Apple iPhone 4S that sports the Siri Voice Assistant have indeed made a difference, cutting significantly into Google Android’s smartphone sales. The graph explains it best: The stats breakdown is even more interesting: Google Android has 46.3% of Markershare in the US overall Apple iOS has 30% of Markershare in the US overall Google Android’s accounted for 46.9% of marketshare in December 2011AD sales Apple iOS accounted for44.5% of marketshare in December 2011AD sales RIM Blackberry accounting for a measly 4.5% of marketshare in December 2011AD sales Time for another graph! Interestingly enough too, the overall interpretation is thus: 46% of Fourth Quarter 2011 mobile phone sales wer...
The Apple iPad Effect: Post PC Era Accelerant in Nine Moves
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The Apple iPad Effect: Post PC Era Accelerant in Nine Moves

Some interesting Stats just came my way via Nielsen Wire this May 5th 2011. It appears that Apple Inc CEO Steve Jobs confidence is not only spot on as to his March 2nd 2011 comments of a coming “Post-PC Era”, but it may be the case where his Tablet, the Apple iPad, is the sole reason for such a phenomenon. According to IDC Stats from January 2011, 87% of Tablets sold are Apple iPads. No doubt these numbers has improved since then and the Nielsen Stats are evidence of this trend in the now nascent Tablet market, 99% of which Apple owned in the Fourth Quarter of 2011. Well the Nielsen Stats suggest that the IDC figures have dropped by about 5%, coasting in at about 82% of the US Market as the below graphic from Nielsen shows: So with all those Tablets shipped, which may not necessarily be ...