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November 14, 2012

Android Now Commands 72% of the Market in Q3,2012

Android Market Share Jumps to 72 Percent [REPORT]: Android‘s overall smartphone market share has jumped to 72.4% in Q3 2012, up from 52.5% in the same period last year, Gartner’s latest data shows.

Most of that growth comes at the expense of RIM and Symbian, both of which lost a huge chunk of their market share.


Apple’s iOS fell from 15% in Q3 2011 to 13.9% in Q3 2012, and Microsoft and Samsung’s Bada managed to increase their market share, from 1.5% to 2.4% and from 2.2% to 3%, respectively.