Mobile OS: market share in the United Kingdom (UK) 2011-2019

Market share held by mobile operating systems in the United Kingdom (UK) from December 2011 to March 2019

by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 27, 2019
Mobile OS: market share in the United Kingdom (UK) 2011-2019 The statistic shows the market share held by leading mobile operating systems in the United Kingdom (UK) from December 2011 to March 2019. March 2019 saw Android and Apple iOS fairly even at 49.9 and 49.28 percent respectively. The penetration rate of smartphones and the number of smartphone users has been growing for quite some time, and Apple and Android have been dominating the smartphone market since the beginning. However, the smartphone penetration growth rate has been in decline the past few years.
It seems most consumer purchase a new smartphone because their old device is out of date. In this case it would depend on how often the smartphone manufacturers bring out with a new model to figure out how often consumer may purchase a new smartphone.
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Market share held by mobile operating systems in the United Kingdom (UK) from December 2011 to March 2019

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iOSAndroidBlackBerry OSWindows Phone
Mar '1949.28%49.9%0.05%0.46%
Dec '1852.06%47.05%0.05%0.55%
Sep '1849.24%49.69%0.06%0.69%
Jun '1845.66%52.09%0.38%0.84%
Mar '1853.27%44.43%0.39%0.8%
Dec '1750.56%46.74%0.54%0.99%
Sept '1748.34%48.13%0.65%1.31%
Jun '1748%48.57%0.7%1.62%
Mar '1749.1%46.47%1.23%1.93%
Dec '1646.6%47.54%2.31%2.29%
Sep' 1640.95%52.08%3.18%2.47%
Jun '1644.45%46.9%4.42%2.99%
Mar '1643.5%46.19%5.39%3.14%
Dec '1543.7%44.76%6.11%3.65%
Sep '1544.5%42.01%8.44%3.68%
Jun '1545.9%42.16%7.79%3.13%
Mar '1549.78%39.45%6.39%3.09%
Dec '1449.53%40.63%6.09%2.83%
Sep '1447.15%39.86%8.71%3.08%
Jun '1447.21%36.21%11.65%3.56%
Mar '1447.64%34.28%13.22%3.34%
Dec '1341.53%29.15%17.44%3.13%
Sep '1347.15%30.97%16.73%3.2%
Jun '1347.97%30.88%15.34%2.77%
Mar '1348.84%31.29%15.14%2.38%
Dec '1243.86%29.4%21.96%2.26%
Sep '1243.59%27.86%24.23%1.69%
Jun '1242.81%23.73%29.27%1.08%
Mar '1242.53%21.6%31.23%0.78%
Dec '1140.8%20.77%33.02%0.59%
iOSAndroidBlackBerry OSWindows Phone
Mar '1949.28%49.9%0.05%0.46%
Dec '1852.06%47.05%0.05%0.55%
Sep '1849.24%49.69%0.06%0.69%
Jun '1845.66%52.09%0.38%0.84%
Mar '1853.27%44.43%0.39%0.8%
Dec '1750.56%46.74%0.54%0.99%
Sept '1748.34%48.13%0.65%1.31%
Jun '1748%48.57%0.7%1.62%
Mar '1749.1%46.47%1.23%1.93%
Dec '1646.6%47.54%2.31%2.29%
Sep' 1640.95%52.08%3.18%2.47%
Jun '1644.45%46.9%4.42%2.99%
Mar '1643.5%46.19%5.39%3.14%
Dec '1543.7%44.76%6.11%3.65%
Sep '1544.5%42.01%8.44%3.68%
Jun '1545.9%42.16%7.79%3.13%
Mar '1549.78%39.45%6.39%3.09%
Dec '1449.53%40.63%6.09%2.83%
Sep '1447.15%39.86%8.71%3.08%
Jun '1447.21%36.21%11.65%3.56%
Mar '1447.64%34.28%13.22%3.34%
Dec '1341.53%29.15%17.44%3.13%
Sep '1347.15%30.97%16.73%3.2%
Jun '1347.97%30.88%15.34%2.77%
Mar '1348.84%31.29%15.14%2.38%
Dec '1243.86%29.4%21.96%2.26%
Sep '1243.59%27.86%24.23%1.69%
Jun '1242.81%23.73%29.27%1.08%
Mar '1242.53%21.6%31.23%0.78%
Dec '1140.8%20.77%33.02%0.59%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Mar 27, 2019
The statistic shows the market share held by leading mobile operating systems in the United Kingdom (UK) from December 2011 to March 2019. March 2019 saw Android and Apple iOS fairly even at 49.9 and 49.28 percent respectively. The penetration rate of smartphones and the number of smartphone users has been growing for quite some time, and Apple and Android have been dominating the smartphone market since the beginning. However, the smartphone penetration growth rate has been in decline the past few years.
It seems most consumer purchase a new smartphone because their old device is out of date. In this case it would depend on how often the smartphone manufacturers bring out with a new model to figure out how often consumer may purchase a new smartphone.
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