Another day, another report emphasizing Samsung’s almost complete control over the Android market. Or, in this particular case, two reports already. And it’s not even dawn on the West Coast yet.
It’s been a long time since we’ve last had doubts about the dominating platform of the global smartphone market, with Android ruling quite comfortably across the world.
Apple faced some stiff competition in 2012, and things look set to continue that way in 2013. Here are the reasons I thing that Apple’s best years are perhaps behind them.
Strategy Analytic has publish a report looking at the total number of smartphones shipped by each manufacturer. The research show that Samsung, Apple and Nokia claimed the top spots in 2012.
With the financial state of most OEMs involved in the Android décor being rather gloomy, you can always count on one company to deliver the goods and rake in the big cheese – Samsung.
The Nexus 7 was the bestselling tablet in Japan in December 2012, with a share of 44.4% of the market. This is the first time when this happened in Japan, says BCN.
More great news for mobile giant Samsung: quarterly profits for the world leader in mobile phone and memory chip sales have gone up for the fifth consecutive quarter.
Samsung is leading in the U.S. smartphone market with Apple being close. Android beats iOS in the mobile software platform market.
It looks like Google has some big plans for its online competitor to Microsoft’s popular Office suite. Google’s VP and head of Enterprise, Amit Singh, has revealed that his company aims to get a huge chunk of market for its online suite of Office.
A recent study reveals that, while iPhone is stronger in the US, Android dominates the top markets in Europe. Apple managed a record performance, boosted by the launch of the iPhone 5.