Flurry research firm, which studies the global mobile device market, claims that in January 2013, China surpassed the United States as the largest market in the world by number of users of smartphones and tablets on iOS and Android.

“A few weeks before the Chinese New Year, China passed the United States and became the first country in the number of activated smartphones and tablets on iOS and Android. This historic moment came a year after Flurry found that China is the leader in terms of growth in the mobile market, “- said Flurry.

Experts have examined the global ecosystem of portable devices and found the country in which most consumers are actively using smartphones. According to the report, now China and the U.S. are the world’s biggest market by the number of devices running operating systems on iOS and Android, well ahead of other countries.

Today, China is leading with a figure of 222 million gadgets, while the United States ranked second with 221 million devices. In third place is the UK, where the number on the leading mobile platforms, is only 43 million Next in the ranking followed by South Korea (30 million), Japan (29 million), Germany (27 million), France (23 million), Canada (23 million), Russia (19 million), India (19 million), Brazil (19 million) and Spain (18).


Consultants additionally level out that the quickest rising market on the choice of activations of cell gadgets is Colombia (278%). China on this indicator is simplest in seventh location (209%).


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