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Is Android About To Crash The iPhone Party?

image from gearsandwidgets.com (UPDATED) iPhone apps for artists are the rage. In fact, Hypebot added it own free iPhone app just last week. But there other brands still dominate the smartphone market and a new survey from Comscore suggests that phones running on Google's Android platform could be set to explode in 2010.

By early in Q1 of 2010, Android phones will be available from a variety of manufacturers through multiple carriers, and consumers are taking notice. Among American consumers in the market for a smartphone, 17% are considering the purchase of an android-supported device in next 3 months, just 3% less that the 20% saying that they plan to purchase an iPhone.

Chart: Which phone to you plan to buy in the next 3 months?

Intended Smartphone Purchasers
Which phone to you plan to buy in the next 3 months?
Custom Survey, n = 2,300
November 2009
United States
Source: comScore, Inc.
Device % of Respondents
Blackberry Pearl 18%
iPhone 3GS 14%
Blackberry Storm 13%
Blackberry Curve 11%
Verizon Droid 8%
iPhone 3G 6%
T-Mobile MyTouch 5%
Blackberry Bold 4%
Blackberry Tour 3%
Other Android Device 3%
Palm Pre 2%
Other Blackberry 2%
AT&T Tilt 2%
T-Mobile G1 1%
Palm Centro 1%
None of the Above 8%

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