While they’re no match for the record-breaking numbers posted by Samsung fiscal quarter after quarter, LG’s smartphone sales have been on the rise lately, mostly boosted by the Nexus 4 and Optimus G hits.
Despite Android growth leveling off in the U.S., it’s still the number one mobile OS worldwide. Handset Detection recently analyzed 35 million Android devices in seven countries across four different categories: Top models, top screen sizes, number of unique devices, and what percentage of phones compared to tablets.
JPMorgan predicts that, are you ready for this?, Samsung will ship a total of 320 million smartphones in 2013, a quarter of which should be Galaxy S4 units.
Google Play Store is the first quarter’s leader in terms of downloads in this year’s first quarter, while Apple’s App Store makes the most revenue.
It seems Android activation is leveling off in the US, a trend we’re not used to for prolonged periods. Even more concerning was the holiday season, which saw a downward trend, one that continues into 2013.
Analytics firm comScore released new data and despite Apple still leading as the top U.S. smartphone maker, Samsung continues to gain traction.
Google has made a small adjustment in measuring version share on the Android platform. This month, Jelly Bean gets a big jump, and this could be attributed to better engagement among ICS and Jelly Bean users compared to older versions.
The latest Kantar report focuses on smartphone sales by operating system in the UK, as well as other important global markets. Much to our delight, the survey shows Android has the upper hand against iOS all across the world, from London to Beijing.
There’s no slowing down the Android juggernaut, no matter the number of the opposing forces (or the magnitude of their efforts), which is once again proven by data released earlier today by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
A recent report released by Cyber Media Research India shows that Samsung dominated the smartphone market scene in India in 2012 with over 40% share of the market.