Benedict Evans has some smart insight on Android as a brand,
Android in China (or an estimate thereof) plus Samsung (excluding its sales in China to avoid double-counting) adds up to 60% of all Android unit sales. Samsung never mentions Google services; China, by and large, doesn’t have them.
With Android Chief Andy Rubin stepping down and Android being subsumed by the OEMs, the brand “Android” may very well become a historical reference only.
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