Android's Rate of Market Share Growth Dropped Sharply in 2011 [Chart]

Android's Rate of Market Share Growth Dropped Sharply in 2011 [Chart]

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Taking a closer look at recent ComScore data reveals that while Google's Android has a higher market share than Apple's iOS, Android's rate of growth has dropped sharply, falling below the iOS growth rate in November.

FORTUNE has compiled a few charts that show the steady decline of Android's market share growth.

Over the past year, Apple's market share has grown slowly but steadily month over month. Google's (GOOG) rate of market share growth, by contrast, has dropped sharply, from a high of 20% last January to a new low of 1.3% in ComScore's November data. In fact, in the report that Kovach offers as more proof that Android is "still walloping" iOS, Apple's market share actually grew faster month over month than Google's.

Take a look at the charts below...

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Android's Rate of Market Share Growth Dropped Sharply in 2011 [Chart]

Mes - December 30, 2011 at 10:56pm
It's easier to show a higher growth rate when the denominator is small. Slice and dice the numbers anyway you want but the absolute numbers are astounding.
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