The Symbian Foundation announced it shipped over 27 million devices in Q2 2010. This works out to almost 300,000 phones per day, about 50 percent more than the 200,000 claimed by Google's Android.
The Symbian Foundation today revealed it has shipped over 27 million devices in the Q2 period. This equates to almost 300,000 per day, 207 per minute or over three a second. These figures, released in Canalys’ latest report (www.canalys.com/services/reports/spmt), highlight Symbian’s continued position as the world’s most popular smartphone operating system, which has now become the first to be shipped in over 25 million devices in the space of one quarter.
Lee M. Williams, Executive Director of Symbian, said: "These figures make for very positive news for the Symbian community. The smartphone market place has become more crowded than ever. So the fact we continue to outsell our competitors by such large margins, combined with all the feature commitments and developements published on our roadmaps, make us highly confident in our outlook and we will continue to embrace the challenges ahead."