If you look at the sales figures, you can’t help but notice that Google’s Android platform is still doing exceedingly well. Yes, Apple continues to chart huge sales gains for the iPhone. Yes, the iPhone 4s is still backordered. But the conventional wisdom from the media is that it’s Google’s game to lose.
From a pure market share standpoint, maybe they’re right, at least until you begin to see why there are more Android phones out there. Suddenly, the picture isn’t clear-cut.
Part of the problem is that some commentators want you to believe that the Apple versus Google competition is nothing more than a replay of the old Mac versus Windows wars. There can be only one, as they said in some of those cult movies, but that’s not necessarily true. In fact, it’s no longer true in the PC world.
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