In Pictures: A retrospective of Google’s Android mobile platform

Our look back on the Google smartphone and tablet platform’s progress from experiment to market leader.

In Pictures: A retrospective of Google’s Android mobile platform prev next

Loading...

To the mainstream

Android didn’t set the world on fire from the outset, finishing 2009 with about 4% of total sales, according to Gartner. A new generation of devices that began with the Motorola Droid, however, used the slick new 2.0 “Éclair” version of the OS and high-end hardware to push that figure above 22% for 2010 and 46% for 2011.

Prev Next 4/9

Comments on this image

Close

In Pictures: A retrospective of Google’s Android mobile platform

9 images
Shopping.com

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?