Android sales take off

August 2, 2010 1:53:20 PM PDT
Worldwide shipments of the Android have surged 886 percent in the second quarter compared to one year ago.

Analysts say in the US android phone sales make up 34 percent of the smartphone market. That's a growth of 851 percent over the same period last year, making the android the largest smartphone platform in the country.

The phones, including Motorola's Droid, run Google's Android operating system.