In March 2012, iOS And Android Dominated Over 79 % Of Total OS Market Share: [STUDY]


A fierce war has been sparked out between mobile operating systems worldwide. Folks are highly interested to own the devices which are being powered by either Android or iOS OS. BlackBerry and Symbian could not stay longer in order to impress a vast numbers of folks across the world. An analysis firm Net Application has recently released a datasheet of “Mobile/Tablet top operating System share Trend” in between  May 2011 to March of this year. The stat depicts that the Smartphone and Tablet landscape in the month of March this year was almost similar compare to a month before in February. New data from the analytic firm has also elaborated that the collective OS share owned by Apple’s iOS devices (iPhone and iPad) dropped to 59.87% in March 2012 from 60.59% in February of this year.

Indeed, the market share of iOS devices in month of February this year was outstanding. iOS followed apparently an increasing trend after holiday season of last year till February of this year–when its market share reached to a maximal level since October last year. However, the market share of Android OS plunged from 19.02% in February 2012 to 18.66% in March of this year. On the contrary,  Symbian remained as usual during a period between February and March of this year with 2.77%, while during the same period, BlackBerry marked a little surge from 2.15% of market share in February 2012 to reach 2.21% in March this year.

Likewise, other players such as Java ME, dominated 24.02% of market share in May 2011,  but, its market share reached to 15.01% , almost a year ahead in March of this year. The market share of Java ME were declining throughout the last year except in December, when its market share again grew to a satisfactorily level of 21.27%.

Presently, there’s a tough competition between iOS, Android and Java ME mobile OS worldwide. If you subtly investigate the market share of BlackBerry, you will find out that the OS has meagerly declined from 3.24% in May 2011 to 2.21% in March of this year. But, the market share of Symbian OS has sharply declined within a year period starting from May of the last year— the market share of the OS has plunged more than the half of its market share a year before.

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