Market researchers at Canalys, which tracks mobile phone shipments in more than 50 countries, have just published their shipment estimates for Q4 of 2012, and the results show that it's an Android-powered world. According to the report, the worldwide smartphone market grew 37% in 2012. Android smart phones accounted for 34% of all phone shipments and iOS phones 11%. Clearly, Android is making its mark.
Smartphones represented almost 50% of all the phones that shipped in Q4 2012, according to Canalys. Here are some of the other key findings.