Latest OS for Smartphones
The word ‘Smart’ in smart phones comes from the software they run and the position of smartphone supremacy is most often tracked in terms of operating system market share. Today’s smart phones are pocketable, Net-connected personal computers, and the OSs they use have a huge impact on their power and their personality.
The operating system has gained ground for the big boys battle for the lion’s share of the market.
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Android’s success in the market can be traced directly to Samsung, which accounted for 44.0% of all Android smartphones shipped in 2Q12 and totaled more than the next seven Android vendors’ volumes combined. Meanwhile, the next seven vendors were a mix of companies re-establishing their strategies or growing volumes within key markets. Also not to be overlooked was the growing relevance of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with the release of numerous models worldwide.
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The mobile OS market is now unquestionably a two-horse race due to the dominance of Android and iOS but still Android continues to fire on all cylinders. Soon the smartphone market is going to get crowded with several new operating systems mentioned before. Let’s see how these upcoming operating systems will change the dynamics of the smartphone market.