Smartphone: most used operating systems in the UK 2017

This statistic illustrates the share of most used smartphone operating systems in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017. The highest share of respondents, which corresponded to 53 percent, used Android OS, closely followed by iiOS (Apple) with 41 percent.
The number of smartphone users has been growing in recent years, and Apple and Samsung have been dominating the smartphone market for a long period of time.

Share of most used smartphone operating systems in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017

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Source

Release date

May 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

May 3, 2017 to May 11, 2017

Number of respondents

918 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

respondents are English speaking residential population who own a smartphone

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "What operating system does your smartphone use? If you have more than one smartphone, think about the one you use most often"
The source does not provide any information regarding percentage points exceeding 100 percent.

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