Data shows that Android is slowly losing ground to iOS


A report by the firm StockApps indicates that iOS has increased its market share against Android, which has been diminished, but has not lost first place.

In a world controlled by iOS and Android, the latter has lost ground to Apple’s mobile operating system. According to a recent StockApps reportthe Android market share fell 7.5 percentage points (from 77.32% registered in 2018 to 69.74% in January 2022). iOS recovers important points in the same period of time (from having 19.4% to 25.49%).

Despite Android’s dominance, iOS is a strong competitor

Google Android will be the winner not only because of user preference, but also the variety of devices that are supported give you ample scope. On the part of iOS are 6 percentage points that are worth a lot. It is a time of 4 years in which many factors that contributed to the growth of the system can be evaluated. exist entry-level products like the iPhone SE and iPadthe latter that has maintained its price and has improved its performance.

Following the line of information, the price of each of the devices is another important factor. In Android there is a variety of ranges, in addition to being classified according to the quality of its functions. An extra factor that we identify here at iPadizate is that brands are also striving to deliver better features at a lower price.

Market share of iOS Android operating systems over time

Historical global market share of operating systems

Interesting iOS and Android facts by region

The StockApps report highlights some data by region in terms of preferences. In South America and Africa (90% and 81%) Android is the predominant operating system. It is known worldwide that Apple devices are more expensive in these countries, especially speaking of Latin America. Only 10% of the total devices in this region are iOS.

In North America it’s the opposite.we know that they are the favorites and it is like a matter of hate, in the United States, Canada and Mexico (in that order) more than half of the market share benefits iOS. In summary, 7 out of 10 mobiles in the world are Android.

Nokia phones with KaiOS

By last, note that systems such as the one managed by Nokia and KaiOS have a 2% share. Something that is very strange is that Nokia returned to the times when everything seemed normal and they ruled as number 1 in sales, KaiOS is the attempt to use mobile phones that have nothing to do with the latest technologies. We will see if, over time, this type of mobile still has a place or if iOS and Android continue to dominate to a large extent, despite the fact that they may be vulnerable operating systems for hacking.

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