Apple sold 250M iOS devices, 61% of browsing market

Apple sold 250M iOS devices, 61% of browsing market

With over 250 Million iOS devices now sold, Apple accounts for at least 61% of the browsing marketing versus Android and other mobile browsers.

Senior VP of iOS Software at Apple Inc., Scott Forstall, stated, “We’ve already sold more than a quarter billion devices. That makes iOS the number 1 mobile OS.”

The announcement was made at Apple’s “Let’s Talk iPhone” event held at the company’s Cupertino headquarters.

This iPhone is completely compatible with Apple’s new iOS 5 software. iOS 5 is the next major revision to Apple’s software for iPhone, iPod, Apple TV and iPad devices. You can see our complete rundown of the iOS announcements back at WWDC here. We’ve also got a closer look at some of the features of iOS like iMessages, Twitter, Setup and Notification Center, iCloud and alerts.

We will continue to bring you the latest news on the features of iOS 5 in our Apple coverage today, so stay tuned here.

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