The most popular mobile operating system Android holds 84.6 percent of smartphone market share. This data about smartphone market share is brought up by market research firm strategy Analytics. This data is about second quarter of 2014.
In this quarter 249.6 million of Android smartphones has been shipped, which was 186.8 million a year earlier. “Neil Mawston, Strategy Analytics executive director, wrote in an email that Android’s global growth is being driven by strong demand for low-cost smartphones across most major regions such as China, India and Africa,”. He added that the main threat to Android is the upcoming version of large screen Apple iPhone.
Most Android users worldwide likely to shift to large screen iPhone.
Total global smartphone shipment grows about 27 percent. But Samsung’s market share has reduce from 32.3 percent to 25.2 percent. How several smartphone brands have performed, there is separate report revealed by Strategy Analytics on this.
So what do you think of this immense growth of Android mobile OS? Now what will be the future of smartphone market. The game is yet live.