While Android has been the leader in market-share for mobile OSs for quite some time the OS was still behind iOS when it came to apps being downloaded, but not anymore. According to this InformationWeek article, 56% of folks who purchased a smartphone opted for an Android powered device, 28% went with an iPhone. In addition to that, Android now holds a 44% share in app downloads compared to the iPhone’s 41% share.
In September 2010, Apple had over 40% share in downloads. That number climbed to over 50% by December, but has been steadily declining since then. It now holds 31% of the download share. Android has jumped to 44% from just a bit over 20% last year.