Gartner: Android Dominates Smartphone Sales Worldwide
HTC and Samsung All the Way
Not every phone maker is reaping the rewards of Android, but Samsung and HTC appear to be cleaning up. Samsung saw 6 percent year-over-year growth in phone sales -- an increase of 3.9 million units -- and HTC exploded by 176 percent, with about 5.9 million more phone sales than the first quarter of 2010. This should be no surprise; out of PCWorld's list of top 10 smartphones, HTC and Samsung each make three.
Don't Forget to Profit
Tempting as it may be to count Apple out of the smartphone race, keep in mind that market share isn't everything. A recent report from Asymco found that despite the Apple's small sliver of the smartphone market, the iPhone accounts for 55 percent of all smartphone profits.