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The Samsung vs. Apple mobile battle continues: Stats

The latest update to our Internet Statistics Compendium saw some pretty fascinating mobile trends hit its pages this past month.

The mobile section of the report covers a wealth of data relating to our beloved handheld devices and how we are using them – from texting in the UK, to mobile internet use in Colombia.

But this time round, I wanted to highlight some interesting consumer stats for two of the world’s biggest mobile brands: Samsung and Apple.

US judge keeps Samsung Galaxy Tab ban in place

In the patent war between two of the largest consumer electronics companies in the world, Samsung and Apple, Apple won another victory yesterday as US judge Lucy Koh kept in place a ban on sales of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet.

What’s more: last Friday, Judge Koh placed a ban on sales of one of Samsung’s phones, the Galaxy Nexus.

Tablets now 20% of mobile ad impressions: report

The future may be mobile, but capitalizing on the mobile opportunity hasn’t exactly been easy for many publishers and advertisers.

As companies like Facebook and Twitter are learning the hard way, delivering effective ads to consumers through mobile devices can be tough.

Despite the fact that mobile devices are always on and always connected, they have natural limitations which restrict where and how many ads can be served.

Did Samsung fake Tab video testimonials?

With the iPad, Apple has a significant lead in the market for tablet
computing. But companies like Samsung aren’t prepared to cede the market
to Apple.

Samsung’s would-be iPad killer is the Android-based Galaxy Tab, which
debuted late last year. It hasn’t dethroned the iPad, but Samsung is
launching a 10.1″ version of the Tab later this year that sports a
faster processor and the Android Honeycomb OS.