Last Updated: 01 Mar 2016 | 5 min read
Two major smartphone tale story of Apple and Android is still going on and one who keeps an eye in the market trends and growth of it is well aware that Apple is leading with its growth rate 43.1% to 44.2% between April and July 2015.
According to comScore, smartphones make up almost 77% of the mobile market in the United States with more than 190 million people owning a smartphone. Google’s mobile operating system is actually losing more customers than its gaining. Between April and July, the Android market share as a whole has dropped from 52.2% to 51.4%. Microsoft and BlackBerry also lost some.
Now let’s compare both and its growth globally.
Gartner, Inc. said worldwide smartphone sales recorded the slowest growth rate since 2013 in the second quarter of 2015. China is the biggest country for smartphone sales, representing 30 percent of total sales of smartphones in the second quarter of 2015. Samsung’s premium phones continued to be challenged by Apple’s large-screen iPhones. Samsung lost 4.3 percentage points in market share and declined 5.3 percent in unit sales in the second quarter of 2015.
Both are going good and well in the market. Considering ups and downs of both the brands Apple is still leading. The price difference between Android and iOS devices in many markets will remain a significant hurdle for Apple,” said IDC’s Reith. That will eventually block Apple’s growth. more details Contact US HERE