The majority of respondents to a recent comScore survey chose Blackberry devices as their handheld of choice.
About 51 percent of all purchasers surveyed said they planned to buy a Blackberry during the next three months. That compared with 20 percent for Apple’s iPhones, 17 percent for Google’s Android-based devices and a paltry 3 percent for Palm products.
The focus of the reprot was whether Android is shaking up the smartphone market.
“Although Android’s share of the smartphone market is relatively small,” the report said, “it has quickly doubled in the past year to 3.5 percent during October. Understanding the mobile media behavior of Android users highlights why operators and media companies might embrace the platform and fuel its growth.”
Different mobile devices also seem to attract different types of users.
In its report, comScore said an analysis of mobile media consumption on smartphones showed that users of both Apple and Android-supported devices were more likely to engage with mobile media than an average smartphone user.