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Android, iOS dominate global smartphone market in 2013

Wednesday 12 February 2014 | 20:52 CET | News
The smartphone market passed an important milestone in 2013 when worldwide shipments surpassed the 1 billion mark for the first time, driven by continued momentum from Android and iOS. According to a new report from IDC, Android and iOS accounted for 95.7 percent of all smartphone shipments in the fourth quarter 2013, and for 93.8 percent of all smartphone shipments for the year. This marked a 4.5 percent increase from the 91.2 percent share that the two platforms share in the quarter, and a 6.1 point increase from the 87.7 percent share they had in 2012. 

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Companies: BlackBerry / Nokia / Samsung
Countries: World
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