pingdom.com You can read the full article at http://royal.pingdom.com/2013/02/25/ginormous-android/ But here is a summary.
pingdom.com There is no denying that Android, Google’s operating system for mobile devices, is big. For example, Android is the OS on 42% of all consumer compute devices. We have scoured the web for data that will help us show exactly how big Android is in the smartphone world. And in every way we looked at it, Android is ginormous.
Smartphone web traﬃc by OS50% 37%40% Android Symbian OS30% iOS20% Series 4010% BlackBerry OS 0% 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013Data source: StatCounter www.pingdom.com
Market share, top 5 Android and iOS markets100% 90% 64% Other 52% 47% 67%50% Android iOS 0% USA UK China Japan South KoreaData sources: comScore, Digital future, Flurry , Informa, The Korea Times www.pingdom.com
Smartphone shipments Total: 150 million Total: 208 million smartphones smartphones Other Other iOS 43.5 M iOS 35.5 M Android Android 144.7 M 77.1 M (70%) (51%) Q4 2011 Q4 2012Data source: Gartner www.pingdom.com
Largest smartphone manufacturers Total manufacturedsmartphones 2012: 713 M 228 M 145 M Samsung Apple(In millions of units)Data source: Communities Dominate Brands www.pingdom.com
Smartphone market share worldwide100% Other 43% Android 65% 19% iOS 20%December December 2011 2012Data source: Communities Dominate Brands www.pingdom.com
pingdom.com Nothing in our data, and we mean nothing, indicates that Android is going to start losing ground in the smartphone market. Actually, everything points in the other direction, it is up everywhere you look.
pingdom.com What will be interesting to see during 2013 is what will happen to Windows Phone and BlackBerry. Will they at least make the smartphone market a bit more interesting, and not just a big Android show with the iOS sidekick?
pingdom.com Sources Communities Dominate Brands, comScore, Digital future, Flurry, Gartner, Informa, StatCounter, The Korea Times And a few of our own calculations :)