Android Going Halvsies with All Smartphones by End of 2012?

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Gartner’s crystal ball predicts that Android will make up 49.2% of all smartphones in the world by the end of 2012. But in 2013, it’ll drop to 48.8% for some reason. What happened, Future Android?!

I’ll tell you what happened. The Mayan Calendar ended, we entered a new age of consciousness, and our newfound telepathic powers rendered smartphones completely unnecessary.

Whoops, strike that. Windows Phone 7 starts to gain some decent traction in 2012 and 2013, according to Gartner. Carry on.

Here’s how the future shakes out, if you believe the numbers:

Symbian

2010: 37.6% | 2011: 19.2% | 2012: 5.2% | 2013: 0.1%

Android

2010: 22.7% | 2011: 38.5% | 2012: 49.2% | 2013: 48.8%

Research In Motion (BlackBerry)

2010: 16.0% | 2011: 13.4% | 2012: 12.6% | 2013: 11.1%

iOS (Apple)

2010: 15.7% | 2011: 19.4% | 2012: 18.9% | 2013: 17.2%

Microsoft

2010: 4.2% | 2011: 5.6% | 2012: 10.8% | 2013: 19.5%

Other

2010: 3.8% | 2011: 3.9% | 2012: 3.4% | 2013: 3.3%

Those numbers represent worldwide smartphone market share, mind you. Symbian dies, Android gets fat, Apple loses a couple points, and Microsoft becomes the new Apple (as far as numbers are concerned).

The “Other” category represents HP’s webOS platform and my upcoming DougOS platform, which launches in 2012. “Who likes free doughnuts?” will be the tagline. I can’t divulge more than that, except to say it’s a good thing 2014 isn’t on this list. It’ll be plenty lopsided by then if you catch my drift.

More on TIME.com:

Google Wants ‘to Set the Record Straight’ on Open Android Model

Apple iOS Beats All (Including Android) for Web Use

Android, Apple iOS Lead 60% Increase In Smartphone Usage In US

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