IDC: Smartphone OS Market Share

Image: Gartner, its worth noting that although, in retrospect, this state of affairs seems inescapable, for years analysts were predicting otherwise. In 2007, Symbian was the leading smartphone operating system, with a 63 percent share of the global market, while Windows Mobile came in a distant second, with only 12 percent market share. The drop in sales is primarily driven by Microsoft's lack of new Lumia devices. Embed, copy and paste in your code.

Windows Phone OS market share of sales Statistic

In the first quarter of 2017,.1 percent of all smartphones sold to end users were phones with the Android operating system. Market Share, search, market Share, oS, market Share, screen Resolution, stats, social Media, stats, device Vendor. If Microsoft has no plans to introduce new Lumias this year then the drop in both sales and market share will continue. Looking forward, IDC expects shipment volumes to return to low single-digit growth in 2018 and the overall market to experience a compound annual growth rate (cagr).8 over the forecast period with volumes forecast to reach.68 billion units in 2022. By 2015, this figure had risen to more than.16 billion.

Smartphone OS global market share Statistic

Simon Baker Program Director, Mobile Phones, cema Melissa Chau Associate Research Director Peggy Cheung Research Manager Risky Febrian Associate Market Analyst Francisco Jeronimo Senior Research Director, European Consumer Wireless and Mobile Communications, IDC emea Kiranjeet Kaur Senior Research Manager, Client Devices, IDC Asia/Pacific Bryan. February numbers were adjusted due to bot traffic. By 2020, the Windows Phone is projected to account for.4 of all smartphone shipments worldwide. Gartner estimates that nearly.4 million Windows Phones were sold in the latest quarter, around.7 percent market share overall. Of the 432 million smartphones sold in the last quarter, 352 million ran Android (81.7 percent) and 77 million ran iOS (17.9 percent).

Mobile Operating System Market Share Worldwide StatCounter

Menu, edit Chart Data, sorry, JavaScript is required to view Global Stats charts. In 2015, Android accounted for around 80 percent of the market. Three years ago, Gartner said that Microsofts mobile OS would overtake iOS for market share in 2017, while BlackBerry would still be hanging around as a sizable (if small) player.

99.6 percent of new smartphones run Android or iOS - The Verge

This statistic shows the market share held by Windows phone in the global smartphone operating systems market from the first quarter of 2011 to the fourth quarter of 2016. IOS: Coming off the first year in which iPhone shipments declined, expectations are that 2017 volumes will grow.8. Worldwide smartphone sales increased by nearly 4 percent in the recent quarter, but Microsoft's Windows Phone OS failed to capitalize on the growth and dropped below 1 percent market share. All signs point to late 2017 and certainly 2018 being very strong for Apple as much of its installed base seems ready for a refresh and the next round of iPhones is not likely to disappoint its fans.

Windows Phone market share sinks below 1 percent - The Verge

During the holiday quarter (4Q17 smartphone vendors shipped a total of 393.0 million units resulting in a -8.5 decline when compared to the 429.8 million units shipped in the final quarter of 2016. However, Symbian, an operating system used by mobile phone brands, such as Motorola, Samsung, Sony, and Nokia, quickly became more popular. Prior to the launch of Apples iPhone in 2007, smartphones were a rather niche product and had not yet attained mass appeal. By the end of 2013, they had increased market share to 3 percent.

Operating system market share

Smartphone operating systems, often referred to as smartphone OS, are operating systems that operate smartphones, PDAs, tablets and other mobile devices. In the first quarter of 2012, Windows Mobile had a global smartphone OS market share.0 percent. Introduced by Google in 2007, Android is the most popular smartphone operating system in the world as of 2016. That's a decrease from the.5 percent market share of Windows Phone back in Q1 2015. IDC expects 2017 volumes to decline.9 to just.1 million units.