iOS captured 53% of U.S. mobile market , Android – 42%



Due to the iPhone 5 debut , the iOS  popularity ahead of its main rival Android in the U.S. continues to grow. This is reported by with Kantar Worldpanel ComTech analyst.

According to the researchers, in November this year the share of the software platform Apple in the smartphone market in the United States rose to 53.3%, ahead of the share of Android, which amounted to 42%. A year ago, Android-devices controlled 52.8% of the U.S. mobile market, and iOS content with only 35.8%.

Its success during the period required to debut iPhone iOS 5, the experts say. A similar situation arose last year with the launch of iPhone 4S. IOS then managed to keep the lead in three straight quarters. Sales of iPhone 5 in the U.S. and other countries of the “first wave” began on September 21. In the first three days Apple was able to realize more than 5 million flagship phone, which was the highest figure in comparison with the previous models.


On the other hand, somewhere else on the earth steadiness of energy within the cell environment is completely different. As an example, in rising markets similar to China and Brazil, Android just about dry competitor wins – seventy two.2% versus 19.2% and 60.7% vs 1.6%, respectively. In Europe, as Android continues to steer through a large margin. Google share of the working device in France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK moderate of sixty one%. In comparison with ultimate 12 months the place of Android within the main European nations have reinforced.

Kantar WorldPanel find out about covers USA, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Australia, Brazil and China.

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