According to a new trend analysis, Android’s dominance in the vast global smartphone market has waned slightly over the past four years, while iOS has continued to increase its overall share.
Google’s Android operating system is one of the most widely used in the world, and smartphone makers of all kinds rely on mobile operating systems to power their devices. As such, it should come as no surprise that Android controls nearly two-thirds of the mobile market, but new data stock apps suggests that Google should not take its superiority lightly.
Android controlled 77.32% of the global operating system market in July 2018. By January 2022, four years later, that share had dropped to 69.74%. Meanwhile, over the same four-year period, global iOS adoption increased from 19.4% to 25.49%, a 6% increase. According to StockApp’s analysis, the remaining 1.58% that Android lost went to other small-scale OS developers.
The slight change in the stock doesn’t in any way indicate that Android dominance is at risk, but despite the disappointing iPhone SE sales report, it’s a positive sign for Apple considering its broader strategy to diversify its iPhone lineup and iPad. Paying at a highly competitive location. , ,
The StockApps review also includes an interesting geographic breakdown of OS dominance. For example, in Africa, where Apple devices are exorbitantly expensive, 84% of all smartphones run Android, while iOS accounts for about 14% of devices on the continent. It’s a similar story in Asia and South America, where Android accounts for 81% and 90% respectively. In contrast, the share of iOS is 18% in Asia and 10% in South America.
Unsurprisingly, Apple’s share of the OS pie is highest in North America and Oceania, where it overtakes Google’s share. iOS controls 54% of the market in both regions, while Android takes about 45%, suggesting that once customers pay the higher introductory price of Apple devices, the quality of its hardware, software and user support Keeps consumers within your ecosystem.