Despite of the estimates and expectations, Apple iOS share in smartphone market between second quarters of 2012 to 2013 declined. While as expected Android with the major contribution of Samsung S4 is still leading the market in terms of shipment volume. Android not only retained its lead in the market but also extent its lead from 69.1% to 79.3%. Windows phone with the help of Nokia alone have also gained in global smart phone battle.
2013-Q2-smartphone-market-share-Andorid-iOS-Windows-Phone-8According to IDC latest numbers, Android being first of the three major shares in smartphones shipment contributors alone shipped around 187.4 million Android smartphones during the period of Q2 2013. Taking into account the shipments of 108 million during last year’s Q2 it’s a significant growth. Sale of around 72.4 million smartphones alone, South Korean company Samsung helped android a lot in this achievement. On the other hand apple shipped 31.2 million iPhones in Q2 of 2013 which is greater number in terms of handsets not in terms of market share which was 16.6% as compared to 13.2% for Q2 of 2013. With the launch of new handsets, probably this September, when the iPhone 5S and a cheaper iPhone are both expected to show up apple is expecting to increase its share in the current quarter.

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  Despite of the estimates and expectations, Apple iOS share in smartphone market between second quarters of 2012 to 2013 declined. While as expected Android with the major contribution of Samsung S4 is still leading the market in terms of shipment volume. Android not only retained its lead in the...
  Despite of the estimates and expectations, Apple iOS share in smartphone market between second quarters of 2012 to 2013 declined. While as expected Android with the major contribution of Samsung S4 is still leading the market in terms of shipment volume. Android not only retained its lead in the market but also extent its lead from 69.1% to 79.3%. Windows phone with the help of Nokia alone have also gained in global smart phone battle. <a href="http://www.grasphub.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/2013-Q2-smartphone-market-share-Andorid-iOS-Windows-Phone-8.jpg"><img class="size-medium wp-image-1903 aligncenter" alt="2013-Q2-smartphone-market-share-Andorid-iOS-Windows-Phone-8" src="http://www.grasphub.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/2013-Q2-smartphone-market-share-Andorid-iOS-Windows-Phone-8-300x208.jpg" width="439" height="305" /></a>According to IDC latest numbers, Android being first of the three major shares in smartphones shipment contributors alone shipped around 187.4 million Android smartphones during the period of Q2 2013. Taking into account the shipments of 108 million during last year’s Q2 it’s a significant growth. Sale of around 72.4 million smartphones alone, South Korean company Samsung helped android a lot in this achievement. On the other hand apple shipped 31.2 million iPhones in Q2 of 2013 which is greater number in terms of handsets not in terms of market share which was 16.6% as compared to 13.2% for Q2 of 2013. With the launch of new handsets, probably this September, when the iPhone 5S and a cheaper iPhone are both expected to show up apple is expecting to increase its share in the current quarter.