Q3 2013 India Smartphone Market shares

Globally too, Windows Phone seems to gaining momentum. According to Kantar Worldpanel, one out of every ten smartphone sold in Britain, France, Germany and Mexico is a Windows Phone device. Windows Phone also ranks at #2 in terms of smartphone market share in Mexico, taking in 11.6% of all smartphone sales in the country.

and smart phone market share in first quarter of 2010:

iPhone market share shrinks as Android, Windows Phone grow

IDC: Smartphone OS Market Share 2015, 2014, 2013, and 2012

Research firm loves numbers, especially when it comes to smartphone marketshare and shipments. Today we've got some numbers from the IDC that paint a forecast for the future of . Growth is in the cards for Windows Phone, while the future of is dicey.

IDC: Smartphone Market Share 2015, 2014, 2013, and 2012

In terms of smartphone market share by device, recent research by Millennial Media showed the Top 4 devices (by ad Impressions) to be the iPhone (at #1), the Galaxy S (at #2) and the iPad and iPod Touch at #3 and #4 respectively.

While worldwide sales are up for the iPhone, Apple's smartphone market share is down from a year ago, says Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
With the arrival of the iPhone 6 (and 6 Plus), this may be a good time to review smartphone market share and usage share trends around the world. As these data points reflect the tail end of the iPhone's product cycle, we should expect a market share bounce over the coming months. On the other hand, movements in usage share are unlikely to be as sharp.Part of Apple’s quarterly weakness was the company’s . That made Apple slip to its lowest global smartphone market share in years, now less than a quarter of Android’s size, with only 37.4 million iPhones sold to Android’s 162.1 million. But systemically, Apple is falling out of the race for smartphone supremacy. And that puts Apple at risk of being in Microsoft’s sights for the number two position in the global smartphone market share battle.In the fourth quarter of 2012, Apple and Samsung together raised their worldwide smartphone market share to 52 percent from 46.4 percent in the third quarter of 2012. Samsung ended the year in the No. 1 position, in both worldwide smartphone sales and overall mobile phone sales. In China, Kantar reported that Apple similarly increased its smartphone market share in the quarter to 15.7 percent, a 0.2 point increase over the year ago quarter and 1.5 percentage points higher than at the beginning of the quarter.
This Statista infographic by comSCore shows the recent stability of Microsoft Windows Phone market share in the United States.

Iphone Market Share - The Huffington Post

“Despite the announcement of Windows 10, we expect Windows smartphone market share will continue to be a small portion of the overall smartphone OS market as consumers remain attracted by competing ecosystems,” Gartner research director Roberta Cozza says. “Microsoft smartphones will mainly focus on driving value for enterprise users.”

Samsung Lost Market Share While Top Three Chinese Manufacturers Combined Smartphone Market Share Grew by Four Percentage Points

Mobile phone market share shifts to Apple in 4Q 2012 - Market Realist

According to ComScore, Android currently leads in the US market as the #1 smartphone platform with 52% market share, while Apple’s iOS holds 40.4% market share. Of Android’s 52% smartphone market share in the US, Samsung devices hold the lion’s share, showing how the Korean giant is rapidly gaining more ground in Apple’s home market.

Android climbed to 79 percent of smartphone market share in 2013, but its growth has slowed

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Looking at it from another perspective, i.e. in terms of number of devices sold, numbers from Wikipedia and ZDNet show that Samsung’s Galaxy S3 and Apple’s iPhone 4S share the #1 spot in terms of smartphone market share with more than 60M units sold to date, followed by the iPhone 4 at #2 (with 50M units sold) and the Galaxy S4 and S2 at #3 (with 40M units sold) and the Galaxy Note 2 at #4 (with 38M units sold) and the iPhone 3GS at #5 (with 35M units sold). Apple’s latest iPhone 5S comes in at considerably lower spot with 20M units sold.