Installed base of smartphones by operating system from 2015 to 2017 (in million units)

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September 20151,808463451931-
December 20152,079505--56-
March 20162,117517271211-
July 20162,15651824-22-
October 20162,211523--36-
December 20162,560602--31-
March 20172,584603--24-
August 20172,612593--17-

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The statistic shows the global smartphone installed base in 2015 and 2017 broken down by operating system. The installed base of Android smartphones was 1.8 billion devices in September 2015 and rose to 2.1 billion in July of 2016. As of the end of March 2017 the Android OS accounted for about 86 percent of global smartphone shipments worldwide. At this time the most popular Android operating system was the KitKat (4.4), followed by the Lollipop 5.1.
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2015 to 2017

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