The latest market share statistics from Strategy Analytics are in, and unsurprisingly Android is still the king of the hill, dominating the global smartphone market with a whopping 81.3% share. However, the best results for Q3 2013 lay in the Windows Phone camp, with Microsoft seeing its share double from 2.1% to 4.1% year-on-year on the back of 10.2 million device shipments.
Apple’s market share dipped year-on-year for Q3 this year, despite the company selling more phones than the same period last year. Meanwhile, BlackBerry continues its dive into obsolescence, having taken a significant market share and device shipments hit.
Strategy Analytics: Global smartphone OS shipments and market share (units in millions)
|Operating System||3Q13 Shipments||3Q13 Market Share||3Q12 Shipments||3Q12 Market Share||Year-over-Year Change|