Worldwide: Android to be N°1 Smartphone OS
In the growing smartphone market, the battle of the operating systems continues and Android is poised to become the leading smartphone operating system in 2011 with 39.5% market share, according to IDC*. Its popularity is expected to grow continuously. Indeed, its leadership should be strengthened in the coming years as its market share is expected to reach 45.4% in 2015.
In some countries like the US, Android is already N°1 with 33% market share in February 2011 according to comScore. In European countries, Android is growing rapidly. In France, Android’s market share surges in the last 12 months from 4% in February 2010 to 23% in February 2011 (Source: comScore MobiLens).
* IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, March 29, 2011