Android eating Apple iOS for breakfast, new figures show.
That’s according to the latest smartphone sales data from Kantar Worldpanel which shows Google Android’s marketshare is more than double that of former darling Apple.
In Australia, Apple accounts for just under 30% of the smartphone pie, with Android double that figure on 62%, Kantar data shows.
In fact, Google’s Android OS, which was introduced after the iPhone in 2008, grew 10% in the last year to Oct 31, while iPhone sales actually slumped 0.8%.
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Microsoft’s Windows accounted for 5% share of the phone market – the biggest OS after leaders Apple and Droid.
Former phone darling BlackBerry continues to decline to just 0.5% in Q3 (-1%) in Oz, while Nokia’s Symbian OS, which has been practically killed off, also fell 10%.
However, Kantar figures show Apple is now leading Android in the US thanks to iPhone 5 and major loyalty to the Cupertino giant, stateside.
Read Kantar figures for the rest of the world here