The Q3 stats for global smartphone sales are in and once again Android is in the lead and still growing. Android (led by Samsung) has hit 81% market share and is dominating the global marketplace. iOS saw a little growth and Windows Phone also saw a fair bit of growth at the expense of everyone else. SiliconRepublic has the statistics over here.
The latest market intelligence from analysts at IDC sees Google’s mobile operating system Android reaching more than 80pc global market share for the first time, while Apple seems to be suffering for its smaller screen sizes.
According to the Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker, 261.1m smartphones shipped worldwide during the third quarter of 2013, representing a 39.9pc increase year-on-year.