The Google-owned Android has turned 5, an OS for one of the most popular tabs and smartphones.
when Google’s Hugo Barra latestly placarded that more than 500 million Android smartphones activated by September according to the company recorded. It is usual knowledge around the globe that Android OS has permeated markets entirely in a good way, but these figures by IDC (International Data Corporation) unveiled the Android’s reach true range.
The IDC Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker states, The shipments of smartphone worldwide attained 136 million units, accounting for 75 % of the 181.1 million smartphones shipped in the 3rd quarter of 2012. The 91.5 % year-over-year accretion was almost double the overall market accretion rate of 46.4 %. And having summit the 100 million unit sign last quarter, attained a new record level in a single quarter.
The Android’s complete volumes for the quarter were larger than the total no of smartphones shipped in 2007, officially placarded year of Android smartphones.
Once again Samsung directed all vendors in this sector, but saw its market share fall as a lot of smaller vendors raised production range.
The Google on the Android Developer site every month released data, 2.7 % of all Android devices operating Android v4.1 Jelly Bean OS. The no of ICS running Android smartphones raises in October by almost 2% from 23% in September, at the same time The Jelly Bean displayed a growth of almost 1% from its September figure of 1.8 %.
Now the Froyo is at 12 %, decline from the September figure of 12.9 %.
The Android v2.3 Gingerbread is ruling the Android market with its 54.2 % share. The Gingerbread share has go down by more than 1% point since September’s figure of 55.5%.
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