#<p><img class="alignleft wp-image-11443" alt="7d0b48c2aafb49dba955a982d484463e" src="http://channeleye.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/7d0b48c2aafb49dba955a982d484463e.jpg" width="330" height="185" />Next year could see the rise of the new Android defeating platforms, according to new research.</p>
<p>Sales of smartphones based on newly emerging platforms, including Android One, Firefox OS and Tizen, are expected to increase significantly in 2015.</p>
<p>According to beancounters at Gartner, the ratio of feature phones to total global handset shipments already dropped to 34 percent in the third quarter of 2014 and is expected to dip to as low as 10 percent in 2018. <a href="http://channeleye.co.uk/2015-could-see-the-rise-of-the-new/" class="read_more">more&#187;</a></p><div class="feedflare">
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