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Android Handsets pose threat to iPhones – Analyst

On Tuesday, A research company said that, “Apple’s iPhone would probably rule the Smartphone field for the next 5 years to come but though they have got heavy competition from mobiles that are running on the Android OS platform of the Google”.

Ovum, the technology Industry Consultancy announced that, “Considering the Asia-Pacific by the year 2015, the aggregate number of mobile application downloads are expected to cross 5.30 billion. In that, about 11 % or 597.15 millions of mobile application downloads would be for the iPhone alone”

Android Handsets pose threat to iPhones

In an analysis, Ovum has said that, “In the year 2010 alone, the total number of iPhone application downloads has yielded 62.16 $ million approximately”. This was announced 4 days before the release of the latest generation iPhone 4 for 17 other countries and cities across the world on Friday.

Adam Leach, the Principal Analyst of the Ovum has said in a statement that, “The Apple’s iPhone 4 is likely ‘to deal with much more competition compared to its ancestors”.

Leach added that, “The use of Google Android has been achieving heights and is supporting the producers to make wonderful substitutes for the iPhone and also for low costs”

He said that, “these Android OS running SmartPhones are none other than the clones of the branded iPhone”.

Leach stated that, “The threat to the Apple would be that these phones provide more liberty with existing contents and may also become more interesting, when it gives the apt Developer and User experience when compared to the phone that uses the Apple standard content alone”.

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