The results of the study of the demand of 9 countries (Australia, UK, Germany, China, Spain, Italy, USA, France and Japan) employees working in the company Kantar Worldpanel Comtech found out that all products on Android for twelve weeks scored 64.2%. This underlines once again that Android remains the most popular and most in demand relative to other smartphones.
The Exception is Japan, where the leader is iOS percentage is 49.2%, while Android is in second place — 45.8%, lagging not much, since a large number of smart phones produced for this operating system. In Spain Android has already captured 93.5% of the total market sales.
The Director of this research project Dominique Lannebo I am sure that Android will continue to increase your ranking relative to your rivals with the launch of the flagship models of the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4. In Russia, Galaxy S4 went on sale on April 26 this year.
Due to the lack of worthy new products, competing OS is losing importance. For example, in the U.S., after the fall release of the iPhone 5, the share of iOS decreased by 0.9 percentage points, according to the results of the I-th quarter of this year — up to 43.7%. The appearance of the device with the new BlackBerry 10 failed to help canadian companies to increase sales. In March 2013, "BlackBerry" platform dropped below 1%. Windows Phone increased 1.9 p. p.
In the countries of the "Big five", which includes the UK, Germany, Spain, Italy and France, the share of Windows Phone increased by 2.5 p. p. (readings for the entire year), reaching — 6.5%. The share of BlackBerry is still rapidly decreasing, and is 2.7% (-5,4 p. p.).
Android when compared with iOS, exceeds almost 3.5 times, the rate of which reached 68.8 per cent. According to "Yandex.Metrics" for February of this year, in Russia Android and iOS the amount is almost 60% of mobile devices to access the Internet. And the results of the same period last year, these amounted to 42%. Rapidly decreased the number of devices on and Symbian and Java.
In the I-th quarter in Russia, according to Euroset, in physical terms smartphones accounted for 40.6% of the total phone market of Russia in money — 78.2%. Their implementation is individually compared with the same period last year, increased by 34.1%.