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Author: Linda Sui
Publication Date: Feb 21 2011
Pages: 20
Report Type: Metrics, Excel

Global Smartphone OS Market Share by Region Q4 2010

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Report Summary:

Global smartphone shipments nearly doubled annually in Q4. Android surpassed Symbian in Western Europe making it the leading operating system in Developed Markets. Apple iOS also grew 86% showing similar average growth. Microsoft lost share as Windows Mobile reached the end of its lifecycle and the Windows Phone 7 had distribution problems. There still are differences in the dynamics of operating systems by each region. As mentioned Android took the leading position in North America and Western Europe, and grew fast in other regions. Symbian and Blackberry share dominance in regions outside of North America and West Europe. This report details the change of operating system market share and unit shipments for major regions of the world, including North America, Central & Latin America, Western Europe, Central & Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific and Africa Middle East.
Table of Contents

  • 1. Title Page
  • 2. Contents
  • 3. Analysis of Key Trends
  • 4. Summary of the Quarter by Operating System
  • 5. PIVOT table for Smartphone OS market share
  • 6. Global Smartphone OS Market Share by Region
  • 7. North America Smartphone OS Market Share
  • 8. Western Europe Smartphone OS Market Share
  • 9. Asia Pacific Smartphone OS Market Share
  • 10. Central & Latin America Smartphone OS Market Share
  • 11. Central & Eastern Europe Smartphone OS Market Share
  • 12. Africa Middle East Smartphone OS Market Share
  • 13. Regions Definitions
  • 14. Definitions of Smartphone and Other Terms
  • 15. Methodology
  • 16. Analyst Contacts

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