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How Android put smartphones in every pocket

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Why Android is everywhere
* Rather than monetise its OS, Google offered it out free, which kick started its global spread.
* Though Android is open source, Google makes up for it by attaching its widespread online advertising machinery to every Android device.
* The growing middle class in China and Samsung’s adoption of Android across several price tiers further pushed the OS into the mainstream.
* Nine out of every 10 smartphones sold in China are Android.
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