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Android is more popular than iPhone, in the US

According to the research firm Nielsen, more handsets running Google Android than Apple iPhones were sold in the first quarter of 2010 in the US.

Google Android handsets accounted for 27 percent of all smartphones sold in the US in Q1, while iPhones are down to a 23 percent market share.

“While the iPhone has been the headline grabber over the last few years in the smartphone market, Google’s Android OS has shown the most significant expansion in market share among current subscribers.” said Nielsen in a blog post.

As of Q2 2010, RIM has the largest market share at 35% of all smartphone subscribers in the US.

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