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November 29, 2011

Android 's New Frontier, Asia To Grow 54%

ABI Research is predicting that  Android operating system could triple its numbers from 2010 and account for 54% of all smartphones shipment in 2011The Asia smartphone market itself will continue to grow significantly with  increase  by more than 40% to account for 24% of all mobile phone shipments in the region.

ABI’s data forecast is  is based on the foresight  that the growing telecom boom will see Asia’s total mobile subscription rate (including regular and smartphones) increase by more than 15%. 

The main benefactors of Android dominance would be Asian firms Samsung and HTC but a series of niche players in the low-cost market will also see increased demand, according to ABI. Micromax, Karbonn and G’Five are three budget device manufacturers across the Local Regional Markets in Asia.