a través de @businessinsider Apple loses ground to Android in a few key markets
Here’s how Apple and Android stacked up in the US, Europe, Japan, and China in the three months ending October 2017:
- In the US, the iOS share of smartphone shipments dipped 7.6 percentage points year-over-year (YoY) to 32%. Meanwhile, Android gained 8.2 percentage points YoY to achieve a 62% share.
- iOS also lost smartphone shipment share in Europe’s four largest markets — Germany, Great Britain, France, and Italy. The share of iOS phone sales in Germany fell 1.6 percentage points YoY and 8.5 percentage points YoY in Great Britain. Apple’s OS sales share in France’s and Italy’s smartphone markets saw smaller declines of 0.6 and 0.5 percentage points, respectively.
- iOS market share in Japan fell 6.9 percentage points YoY. Meanwhile, Android gained 7.5 percentage points to achieve a 55% share, up from the 47.5% share in October 2016.
- In China, the iOS market share edged up 0.5 percentage points YoY. This brought total iOS sales share in the region to 17.4%. This is a turnaround for Apple, which previously faced declining iPhone shipments in China.