Android 86% All-time High Market Share...and Climbing


Gartner released their latest smartphone market share figures for Q2, with Android reaching an all-time high.

Gartner source:

Overall smartphone growth was at 4.3%, and Android growth at 9.3%. Gartner says emerging markets contributed to Android's growth, as well as a 6.5% growth in premium Android smartphones.

Of the top 5 smartphone manufacturers, only Apple showed decline (-7.7%). and was also the only in the Top 5 to fall two consecutive quarters (-14% in Q1).

For individual Android makers, Oppo knocked it out of the park, and Samsung and Huawei outperformed the overall smartphone market.


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