Statistics on mobile phones
Which systems are most commonly used, why do we use a mobile phone...
Market shares for mobile phones
These figures can help developers to choose which systems to bring an application.
Worldwide market shares of smartphones by operating systems, second quarter 2012 (source IDC):
Statistics of the choice of operating systems of mobile phones worldwide, in february 2012.
- Source Statcounter.
Market shares for smarphones by vendor in April 2012:
What is the first use of a smartphone?
A call would be tempted to answer. But this is not the case, it is far from the first use statistics according to a study by Pew Research Center.
The list of uses is in order ...
- Taking a picture. This explains why Samsung makes cameras connected to the Internet.
- Exchanging SMS.
- Surfing the Web.
- Exchanging emails.
- Making a video.
- Downloading an application.
- Consulting a bank account
- and finally making a call!
These figures may give ideas for application developers to reach the largest audience ... The convergence of smartphone and camera should create new functions and thus new tools.