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Global Smartphone Installed Base Will Reach 4 Billion Mark by 2020

by Yiwen Wu | Jul 10, 2019

Strategy Analytics forecast the global smartphone installed base will grow +5% YoY in 2020. Android will maintain its top spot as the world's most popular platform, followed by Apple's iOS. However, the momentum of Android platform would be undermined as we forecast Huawei would formally launch own OS in 2019 / 2020 as earliest. The new platform would initially test water in China and gradually extend towards other overseas markets if the US ban continues.

This extensive report forecasts the global smartphone installed base, by 15 operating systems, for 88 countries worldwide, from 2007 to 2024. Almost every major country worldwide is covered, including United States, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Russia, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, Saudi Arabia, UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain. This report can be used by operators, software developers, content developers, handset vendors, component makers, car manufacturers and other stakeholders to determine the size and growth rate of the huge global smartphone OS market.

Our latest report Global Smartphone Installed Base Scenario Forecast by Operating System for 88 Countries: 2007 to 2024 was published. WSS client could access the full report via here.

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