Sources: BlackBerry [PDF], Reuters
quote: That first article is only relevant for China and China alone. It doesn't have anything to do with the rest of the entire planet. Congratulations on another absurdly-biased link by you submitted as some kind of "evidence" for an absurdly biased point.
quote: Guess what? In China "white box" iPhone knock-off handsets have more marketshare than Apple's iPhone. OOOPS!! So according to your iLogic, Apple's marketshare is stagnating Tony!
quote: If one removes the Chinese white box Android handset sales then Android's global performance and global market share looks a lot weaker.
quote: How anyone can think that the market for tech goods in China "doesn't have anything to to do with the rest of the entire planet" is beyond comprehension.
quote: This article has some background on how Android activations are calculated and how to interpret them.
quote: Recent reports from Gartner, Android sold 144,20,300 units in the final quarter of 2012; however, the question is – does it really matter?
quote: The total number of Android units sold is likely not even remotely accurate. It is not really appropriate to lump all Android sales together, all this does is make the platform seem stronger that it actually is. Android does not cover one single entity and so total unit sales do not really mean anything and now
quote: It is impossible to count ‘Android’ as one single entity. This has been likened to considering the entire continent of Europe as one single country!
quote: This type of data should reveal information about a platform’s strength, but all these inconsistent numbers do is conceal Android’s possible weaknesses.
quote: I recall you and I both share a passion for revealing the truth about the AGW "science"