IDC's latest global operating system shipment smartphone figures show Android expanded its lead over Apple by growing its market share by 10 percentage points to reach 79.3% while iOS declined 3.4 points to 13.2% in the second quarter. Unit shipments with Windows Phone leaped by 77% while BlackBerry's market share plummeted from 4.9% to 2.9%. Total global smartphone shipments rose by 51% from a year ago to 236.4 million units in the second quarter, according to the research firm.

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