In just one short year, Android's growth has exploded, helping to catapult it to the top of the smartphone OS market, a new study from Gartner has found.
According to the research firm, 46.8 million Android smartphones were sold to end users worldwide in the second quarter, helping the platform secure 43.4 percent of the market. Last year, Android sales hit 10.7 million, giving the platform 17.2 percent ownership of the market.
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