According to a new press release issued today by research firm NPD, some of the trends in U.S. Smartphone sales in 2011 compared to previous years, Android and iOS this two platforms to now represent a commanding 80% of the market between them. It can say that Google and Apple remodel a new Smartphone market. Those traditional Smartphone platforms like Blackberry and Windows phone will face a rigorous competition in 2012.
Back in 2006 before the launch of the iPhone, Blackberry and Windows Mobile take 37% market sales for each, Palm takes the third place with 17%. But after five years later, iOS and Android have increased like a bomb, other platforms’ market shares have shrunk dramatically.
In the year past, iOS platform’s market share has grown from 21% to 29%, and Android’s has grown from 42% to 53%. But the third place RIM, its share fall from 44% in 2009 to 25% in 2010, and the share of blackberry is just less than 10% so far.