Android phones now account for 58% of China’s smartphone market in the third quarter of this year, helped largely by the proliferation of Android devices, according to a report by Analysys International, a Beijing-based market researcher and think tank.

It seems that the Android’s gain came at the cost of Symbain’s loss. Symbian’s market share has declined to 23% from 48% in the first quarter of this year.

According to Analysys International, Android’s huge progress and Nokia’s plunge in Q3 can be boiled down to:

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