Thursday, November 18, 2010

Gartner Says Worldwide Mobile Device Sales Grew 13.8 Percent in Second Quarter of 2010, But Competition Drove Prices Down

Gartner has "Microsoft Windows Mobile" at 5% market share Second quarter of 2010, I'm predicting "Windows 7 Phone" Will have at least 5% in the Q3! I cant wait to see the numbers, I'm loving my Windows 7 Phone.

Look at the Android jump from 2009 to 2010, who didn't see that coming!

Gartner Says Worldwide Mobile Device Sales Grew 13.8 Percent in Second Quarter of 2010, But Competition Drove Prices Down

Table 2
Worldwide Smartphone Sales to End Users by Operating System in 2Q10 (Thousands of Units)

Operating System

2Q10

Units

2Q10 Market Share (%)

2Q09

Units

2Q09 Market Share (%)

Symbian

25,386.8

41.2

20,880.8

51.0

Research In Motion

11,228.8

18.2

7,782.2

19.0

Android

10,606.1

17.2

755.9

1.8

iOS

8,743.0

14.2

5,325.0

13.0

Microsoft Windows Mobile

3,096.4

5.0

3,829.7

9.3

Linux

1,503.1

2.4

1,901.1

4.6

Other OSs

1,084.8

1.8

497.1

1.2

Total

61,649.1

100.0

40,971.8

100.0

Source: Gartner (August 2010)

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