It's quite an interesting thing, how people hate to calculate numbers and statistics, but just love to watch statistics visualisations :) It affects somewhat hypnotically... So we decided to make a selection of some cool statistics for you. And the first in our chart is:
Android Historical Version Distribution
In here you can find a few interesting graphs automatically generated from data collected from Google's Android Dashboards. They provide some insight into the dynamics and evolution of the various Android versions that there are, and may help predict future trends.
Moreover, Google has published Android’s distribution numbers that were collected during a 7-day period ending on December 7, 2015.
This month we have Marshmallow reaching 0.5%, 5.0 and 5.1 Lollipop have amassed 29.5%, KitKat is holding strong at 36.6% and 26.9% of the market are still using 4.1.x/4.2.x/4.3 JellyBean. The rest is filled in people still using Froyo, Gingerbread and IceCreamSandwich.
Youtuber Viktor Bohush has taken this data over the years and created a visual representation of the distribution statistic.
The next is not less interesting:
Worldwide smartphone sales over the years
Gartner said worldwide smartphone sales recorded the slowest growth rate since 2013 in the second quarter of 2015. Worldwide sales of smartphones to end users totaled 330 million units, an increase of 13.5 percent over the same period in 2014.
Despite the launch of new S6 models, Samsung Mobile's premium phones continued to be challenged by Apple's large-screen iPhones. Samsung lost 4.3 percentage points in market share and declined 5.3 percent in unit sales in the second quarter of 2015. Huawei Device recorded the highest sales growth rate of 46.3 percent, thanks to strong overseas sales and 4G smartphone sales in China. iPhone sales increased 36 percent, which helped Apple gain 2.4 percentage points in market share. Apple recorded strong iPhone replacements in both emerging and mature markets — and particularly in China. Total iPhone sales in China grew 68 percent to 11.9 million units.
And that is for you to see it:
And immediately after this let’s look at the
Global market share held by leading smartphone vendors
(from 4th quarter 2009 to 3rd quarter 2015)
In the fourth quarter of 2010, Samsung's market share was 9.4 percent. In 2011, Samsung shipped 94 million smartphones worldwide!
СomScore reports January 2015 U.S. Smartphone Subscriber Market Share.
184 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones (75.8 percent mobile market penetration) during the three months ending in January, up 4 percent since October. Apple ranked as the top OEM with 41.3 percent of U.S. smartphone subscribers. Samsung ranked second with 29.3 percent market share, followed by LG with 8 percent (up 0.6 percentage points from October), Motorola with 5.2 percent and HTC with 3.8 percent.
Enjoy! Amd wait for more :)