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SOLVED: Where Does Android Outsell Apple iOS?

In a word, everywhere.  Android sells 6 times as many devices as Apple’s iOS globally and 1.75 times as many in the US.  Below are some fantastic 2017 data from two very reliable sources.

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Get the whole report on 2017 Internet Trends directly from Kleiner Perkins

Check out this amazing interactive map showing current and historical sales figures of cell phones by operating system (like Android and Apple iOS).

 

Below are cell phone sales numbers that let you easily see the complete domination of Android today.

Kantar World Panel ComTech
Cell Phone Sales By Operating System
January 2017

USA 3 m/e Nov 2015 3 m/e Nov 2016 % pt Chg
Android 60.4 55.3 -5.1
iOS 37.1 43.5 6.4
Windows 2.3 0.8 -1.5
Other 0.2 0.3 0.1
.
China 3 m/e Nov 2015 3 m/e Nov 2016 % pt Chg
Android 72.7 79.9 7.2
iOS 25.3 19.9 -5.4
Windows 1.6 0.1 -1.5
Other 0.4 0.1 -0.3
.
Australia 3 m/e Nov 2015 3 m/e Nov 2016 % pt Chg
Android 53.7 50.1 -3.6
iOS 40.5 46.4 5.9
Windows 5.3 2.3 -3.0
Other 0.5 1.1 0.6
.
Japan 3 m/e Nov 2015 3 m/e Nov 2016 % Change
Android 44.7 42.3 -2.4
iOS 53.7 57 3.3
Windows 0.3 0.4 0.1
Other 1.4 0.3 -1.1
.
EU5 3 m/e Nov 2015 3 m/e Nov 2016 % Change
Android 70.6 72.4 1.7
iOS 21.8 24.6 2.8
Windows 6.9 2.8 -4.1
Other 0.7 0.2 -0.5
.
Germany 3 m/e Nov 2015 3 m/e Nov 2016 % Change
Android 69.8 76.3 6.5
iOS 23.8 20.6 -3.2
Windows 5.1 2.7 -2.4
Other 1.3 0.4 -0.9
.
Great Britain 3 m/e Nov 2015 3 m/e Nov 2016 % Change
Android 51.4 49.6 -1.8
iOS 39.2 48.3 9.1
Windows 9.1 2.1 -7.0
Other 0.3 0 -0.3
.
France 3 m/e Nov 2015 3 m/e Nov 2016 % Change
Android 73.6 71.9 -1.7
iOS 18 24.5 6.5
Windows 7.7 3.6 -4.1
Other 0.7 0.1 -0.6
.
Italy 3 m/e Nov 2015 3 m/e Nov 2016 % Change
Android 77.5 79.1 1.6
iOS 12.5 16.4 3.9
Windows 9.2 4 -5.2
Other 0.7 0.4 -0.3
.
Spain 3 m/e Nov 2015 3 m/e Nov 2016 % Change
Android 87.3 86.5 -0.8
iOS 10.8 13 2.2
Windows 1.9 0.5 -1.4
Other 0 0 0.0

The bottom line is Android crushes Apple iOS everywhere in the world and the numbers have been accelerating toward more Android for nearly the last decade.  Apple needs to do something interesting if they want to keep market share.

 

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