IDC: Android extends lead over iPhone in 2Q

NEW YORK • Research firm IDC says Apple’s iPhone continued to lose market share to Android phones in the second quarter. IDC says the iPhone remains No. 2 behind Android, even without new Apple products driving purchases. Its market share is expected to grow again when a new iPhone comes out, likely this fall. In the April-June period, Android phones accounted for 79 percent of worldwide shipments, up from 69 percent a year ago. The number of Android phones shipped grew nearly 74 percent to 187 ...

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