Sources: Nielsen [press release], [methodology]
quote: The point I wanted to make is that many current Android powered phones will receive the ICS OS update. This will be a huge number.
quote: While I think this story confirms what many of us already knew...it helps point out to the Apple users the reality. Basically, Apple sells one phone. They may sell older versions (old hardware), but it's just one phone. Android based phones come in many shapes and sizes. As the general community becomes more tech savvy...then I think some long time Apple users will seriously look at other options. Not necessarily an Android one.The point I wanted to make is that many current Android powered phones will receive the ICS OS update. This will be a huge number.Best Wishes.
quote: It should be interesting how the monthly sales situation when ICS updates go from the realm of Android modders to the masses, and new ICS-optimized handsets go on sale.
quote: Froyo and Gingerbread updates were very inconsistent, and good luck if you happened to buy a Samsung phone. If an update happened, then it was often 3-6 months after the OS was "officially" released.