Nielsen (viaBGR) issued a report today showing Android leading the US smartphone market with 38% followed by Apple with 27%. When looking at the last three month the iPhone stands out with a 7% growth, while android stayed flat. This means there is a trend in new smartphone buyers to choose Apple. This supports the predictions by some analysts, and actually I subscribe to this thinking, that the iPhone 5 release will accelerate that growth. Factors for the growth include the iPhone 5 availability on Verizon and the iCloud. Apple has managed to paint a very simple picture of what cloud services can do for consumers. Google has to still come up with a nice simple communication about all their services that are relevant for most users of Android phones.
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