Android's Smartphone Dominance Is Growing
As smartphone shipments topped the one billion mark for the first time in 2013, Android continues to dominate the market. According to IDC, Google's open operating system was installed on almost 80 percent of all smartphones shipped in the past year, up from just 49 percent in 2011. Apple's iOS remains number 2 in the increasingly concentrated market, in which the market share of Windows Phone and BlackBerry OS remains in the low single-digits.
- Number of smartphones sold to end users worldwide from 2007 to 2014 (in million units)
Global smartphone sales to end users 2007-2014
- Global smartphone sales from 2009 to 2014, by operating system (in millions)
Global smartphone sales 2009-2014, by OS
- Global market share held by the leading smartphone vendors from 2012 to 2014
Global market share held by smartphone vendors 2012-2014
- Global smartphone sales 2009-2014, by OSGlobal smartphone sales 2009-2014, by OS
- Forecast: global market share held by smartphone operating systems 2013-2017Forecast: global market share held by smartphone operating systems 2013-2017
- U.S. market share held by smartphone platforms 2012-2015, by monthU.S. market share held by smartphone platforms 2012-2015, by month
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