IDC: ‘Android’ and ‘IOS’ occupy 92.3% of the smartphone market




Home | News | Studies and Reports |
IDC: “Android” and “IOS” occupy 92.3% of the smartphone market

Published company “IDC” research relevant market communications and information technology world, today’s report pointed out where the arrival rate mobile phones operating only by Regular “Android” and “IOS” which were shipped during the first quarter of the year 2013, to 92.3% of the share market.

The company said that the number of smartphones shipped operating system “Android” jumped into the barrier 162.1 million device during the first three months of 2013, compared with 90.3 million shipped during the same period last year, which means, according to the report, the mobile operating system Operating being developed by the company “Google” of America, accounted for 75% of the total number of smart phones shipped during the first quarter.

And occupied the operating system “iOS” second place, with a rise in the number of smart phones that operate the system being developed by the company “Apple” of America, from 35.1 million device during the first quarter of 2012 to 37.4 million during the same period of this year, but on Despite this rise, the share of working devices in this system from 23% to 17.3%, and for the benefit of the system “Android”.

Despite the launch of “BlackBerry” during the last period my BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10, settled the battle for third place between the platform “BlackBerry” system “Windows Phone”, in favor of the latter, which increased shipments of devices operating this system of 3 million to 7 million compared to 6.3 million a working platform “BlackBerry” were shipped during the first quarter, which were recorded during the first quarter of last year, shipping 9.7 million units.

According to the report of the company “IDC” has occupied the fifth and sixth each of the systems, “Linux” and “Symbian”, respectively, and by 1% for the first and 0.6% for the second, and Echow observers now to what may achieve new operating system “Firefox or feed,” which development institution “Mozilla” and intends to put forward later this year in emerging markets.

Finally, the reason behind the superiority of the system “Android”, according to observers, that the company “Google” has a lot of companies contract with the smart phone manufacturers to provide them with mobile operating system, which is characterized by being free and open source.

It should be noted that the company “IDC” The late last April published a report which confirmed the number of smart phone shipments in the first quarter of this year 2013 its conventional counterpart for the first time in history.
Apple iOS Android BlackBerry Google Firefox or feed the Microsoft Windows Phone


In: Technology & Gadgets Asked By: [18458 Red Star Level]

Answer this Question

You must be Logged In to post an Answer.

Not a member yet? Sign Up Now »

Star Points Scale

Earn points for Asking and Answering Questions!

Grey Sta Levelr [1 - 25 Grey Star Level]
Green Star Level [26 - 50 Green Star Level]
Blue Star Level [51 - 500 Blue Star Level]
Orange Star Level [501 - 5000 Orange Star Level]
Red Star Level [5001 - 25000 Red Star Level]
Black Star Level [25001+ Black Star Level]