The first 3 months of the year confirm the strong interest in mobile devices connected to the Web, of which over 75% is based on Google's Android system opeerativo
The most recent data provided by Canalys show a very important to better understand the sales of smartphone solutions on the market. During the first three months of 2013 terminals based on Google Android operating system have totaled sales of about 3/4 of the total market.
It is a result of an increase compared to the figure recorded in the fourth quarter, a period in which the total number of Android-based smartphones was 69.2%.
During the period, Canalys estimates that have been sold approximately 216.3 million smartphones, a figure in line with the figure recorded in the previous quarters. Among manufacturers Samsung continues to maintain the largest share with about 1/3 of the total market, followed by Apple with 17% and follow everyone else with Huawei, LG and ZTE able to get a share similar to but less than 5% for each.
Analyzing all the products that can be categorized as belonging to the family Canalys shows a total number of more than 300 million smart mobile devices were sold in the quarter, including in this figure smartphones, tablets and laptops. For tablet given the estimated sales for the quarter of $ 41.9 million devices, a rise of just over 100% compared to the same period last year.
Speaking of tablet mark this as Apple continues to maintain a share of 46.4% of the total, with a steady growth by proposals based on Android OS thanks to the availability of numerous models with very affordable cost. What is happening in this market is a strong standardization, with margins going down because of the availability of models that cover market segments very different from each other. In this dynamic play a fundamental role products Android input, thanks to which an increasing number of consumers could approach the world of table t.