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Mobile operating system market in the United Kingdom (UK) - Statistics & Facts

The mobile operating system (mobile OS) refers to the OS in phones, tablets, smartwatches, or other mobile devices. Laptops or notebooks are not included in this category because these OS were originally designed for desktops and are therefore not considered mobile.

For smartphones, the two dominating mobile OS have been Android and Apple iOS for the past few years. As of September 2020, Android had a market share of around 53 percent. As of that time, iOS had a market share of approximately 47 percent. Blackberry OS and the Windows Phone have not been so successful and their market shares have fallen to a negligible level. In terms of versions, the 9.0 Pie was the most popular Android version in the United Kingdom in 2019 with a 40 percent Android market share, and the iOS 12.1 was the most popular iOS version in that year with the share of a quarter of the market .

The market share for tablet devices' OS is similar in terms of the two leaders on the market. However, Apple iOS definitely dominates this market on its own with an approximate market share of 63 percent as of the third quarter 2020. The tablet has become a household item in the UK: of those under 54 years old, more than half own a tablet in 2020; 42 percent of those over 54 years old are also found to own one such gadget.

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Mobile operating system market in the United Kingdom (UK) - Statistics & Facts

The mobile operating system (mobile OS) refers to the OS in phones, tablets, smartwatches, or other mobile devices. Laptops or notebooks are not included in this category because these OS were originally designed for desktops and are therefore not considered mobile.

For smartphones, the two dominating mobile OS have been Android and Apple iOS for the past few years. As of September 2020, Android had a market share of around 53 percent. As of that time, iOS had a market share of approximately 47 percent. Blackberry OS and the Windows Phone have not been so successful and their market shares have fallen to a negligible level. In terms of versions, the 9.0 Pie was the most popular Android version in the United Kingdom in 2019 with a 40 percent Android market share, and the iOS 12.1 was the most popular iOS version in that year with the share of a quarter of the market .

The market share for tablet devices' OS is similar in terms of the two leaders on the market. However, Apple iOS definitely dominates this market on its own with an approximate market share of 63 percent as of the third quarter 2020. The tablet has become a household item in the UK: of those under 54 years old, more than half own a tablet in 2020; 42 percent of those over 54 years old are also found to own one such gadget.

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