Global installed base of smartphones by operating system 2015-2017

The statistic shows the global smartphone installed base from 2015 to 2017 broken down by operating system. The installed base of Android smartphones was 1.8 billion devices in September 2015 and rose to 2.7 billion by the end of 2017. As of the second quarter 2017 the Android OS accounted for about 88 percent of global smartphone shipments worldwide. As of September 2017, the most popular Android operating system was the Marshmallow (6.0), followed by the Lollipop 5.1.

Installed base of smartphones by operating system from 2015 to 2017

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February 2018



Survey time period

2015 to 2017

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