In the third quarter of 2016, Google’s Android operating system increased its presence in the smartphone market to 87.5%. This was reported in the latest report from Strategy Analytics.
According to Strategy Analytics, shipments of Android devices last quarter was 328,6 million. This is 10.3% more than in the same period a year earlier.
Apple has shipped to partners 45.5 million iPhone, which is 5.2% less than in the same period in 2015 iPhone’s Data confirmed the last quarterly report of the company, which represents a decrease of interest in Apple smartphone for three consecutive quarters. As a result, the share of iOS in the smartphone market fell from 13.6% to 12.1%.
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the market Presence of other mobile operating systems — BlackBerry OS, Microsoft Windows Phone and Samsung’s Tizen — tends to zero (0.3% of all).
Strategy Analytics Director woody Of (Woody Oh) said today that the leadership of Android in the smartphone market is not in danger. The secret of success Android cheap services and friendly, they gladly choose operators, device manufacturers and consumers around the world.
among the calls for Android expert carry… very Google. Woody Oh noted that the mobile platform Google is overloaded (device manufacturers more than a thousand), and income producers generate only a few smartphones. In these circumstances, Google has suddenly decided to change the strategy of the Apple-like and released a top-end smartphone Pixel at a high price, than caused damage to the partners, which made Android popular. As a result of “Corporation of good” runs the risk of antagonizing them — to Samsung, for example, are already thinking about the resuscitation of the project of Tizen — its own operating system.
to iOS, the decline of interest in the iPhone was expected. But it is important to remember that the iPhone 7 was presented only in September and data on Apple sales for the third quarter almost did not participate. Analysts believe that this quarter Apple will sell a record number of iPhone and abort unpleasant for their smartphones trend with the sign “minus”.