Three out of every four smartphones shipped during the third quarter of 2012 were Android smartphone. Total worldwide shipments reached 136.0 million units, accounting for 75.0% of the 181.1 million smartphones shipped in the quarter. This also represents a 91.5% year-over-year growth with Android nearly doubling its overall market growth rate of 46.4%.
Apple's iPhone took up 15% of the market, with BlackBerry, Symbian, Windows Phone and Linux sharing the last 10%.
Windows Phone 7 had a small 2% market share with 3.6 million Windows Phone 7 devices shipping in the quarter, still this represents a 140% increase over the same quarter laster year when 1.5 million Windows Phone were shipped.