Will Android beat iPhone
If you look at Gartner prediction then the question is not “if” but “when”. In October, 2009, they had predicted that Android as a mobile platform will be at the No. 2 slot after Symbian. There are several other indications this is indeed going to happen.
This chart is from a presentation Mobile Devices -The iPhone Is Not The Only Game In Town by Carolina Milanesi
Here are some of the other trends that points in the same direction.
“Whatever the cause of this technical issue, the real problem concerns Apple’s handling of the matter. Like Napoleon fighting one battle too many in his quest to conquer Europe and getting unexpectedly beaten at Waterloo, the iPhone 4 incident could be where Apple’s arrogance leads it to a stinging defeat from which it may never recover.”