Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 10th Oct 2012 20:41 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "Does Android skew towards a younger demographic? The numbers might surprise you. According to comScore, 52.4% of all Android users are aged 35 years or older. That is five percentage points higher than the iPhone. Near 55% Android tablets users are also older than 35." How is this surprising? Younger people tend to be more brand-conscious, and there's no denying that the iPhone is still perceived as cooler than Android phones. Also note that the cited figures are for the US, Apple's strong home market. I think the figures will look very different for Europe.
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Comment by mantrik00
by mantrik00 on Thu 11th Oct 2012 02:03 UTC
mantrik00
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2011-07-06

In India, one of the largest telecom markets clocking one of the fastest growth rates, 87% users of smartphones (young & old) proudly own an Android phone. Apple is virtually a non entity (despite its perceived snob value). People should stop flashing headlines about the US market. The bulk of the global market share is here in India and China.

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RE: Comment by mantrik00
by jared_wilkes on Thu 11th Oct 2012 02:24 in reply to "Comment by mantrik00"
jared_wilkes Member since:
2011-04-25

Mobile market share, yes. Smartphone market share, no.

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RE[2]: Comment by mantrik00
by pos3 on Thu 11th Oct 2012 03:50 in reply to "RE: Comment by mantrik00"
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2010-06-25

A smaller percentage in india could still eclipse entire US consumers!. Wait for year or 2.

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