Nielsen: Apple iPhone iOS Edges BlackBerry In “Most Desired” Operating System

Posted Dec 1, 2010

The Nielsen Company has compiled information about the most popular smartphones. The RIM BlackBerry OS is at 27.4% and the Apple iPhone OS is at 27.9%. Android is at 22.7%, Microsoft Windows Mobile is at 14%, Symbian is 3.4%, Linux is at 3.3%, and Palm is at 1.3%. The data compiled also shows that Android is the preferred operating system for men and iPhone for women. [Nielsen]