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Linux-based smartphones, such as those running Google’s Android, will outstrip the growth of the rest of the market and account for more than a third of worldwide market share by 2015, ABI is predicting. In a June 1 report, ABI Research is forecasting such growth to continue – though not based on Google’s Android alone.

Android won’t, however, be without competition. With the number of Android-based smartphones constantly ticking upward, both consumers and manufacturers have enjoyed the fast-growing popularity of Linux-based, open-source devices.