Google Android has yet again proved it’s dominance in international market . If the research by Strategy Analytics is to be believed , then , Android platform set yet another record .
Android operating system is now accounting for a record 84.6 percent share of global smartphone shipments. The rise in Android share in market came at the expense of windows smartphones , BlackBerry, and , Apple IOS , research firm stated .
If the speculations are to be believed, Android accounted for 249.6 million smartphones shipped in the quarter, up from 186.8 million a year earlier, and about seven times more than the 35.2 million Apple iOS phones shipped.
According to the research firm , The market share of Apple’s iOS slipped to 11.9 percent in the quarter from 13.4 percent in the same quarter last year .
“Android’s global growth is being driven by strong demand for low-cost smartphones across most major regions such as China, India and Africa,” Neil Mawston, Strategy Analytics’ executive director, wrote in an email. (“The main threat to Android’s future growth is Apple’s upcoming portfolio of larger-screen iPhones during the next three to six months” . Millions of Android users worldwide will likely switch to the bigger-screen iPhones later this year, Mawston added.
If the current trend continues , then , it will surely very hard for IOS to compete with Android in global market . As of now , Android Grabs 85% Of Total Smartphone Share. Way to go Android …..