Analyse quarterly data on iOS vs. Android market share for global and regional markets like the US, China, and India.

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Smartphones Q1 2024

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iOS vs Android Quarterly Market Share

Published Date: May 25, 2024

Android vs iOS - Global Smartphone OS Share Q1 2024

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• Global smartphone OS market shares registered marginal YoY shifts. Android and iOS declined by 1% each, while Harmony OS doubled its share from 2% to 4% globally and reached 17% in China.

• Android rebounded QoQ in Q1 2024 as iOS sales declined due to seasonality. The earlier launch of Samsung's S24 series and positive initial response further aided in Android limiting its decline to 1% YoY. With GenAI capabilities mostly limited to Android smartphones for now, the share can further grow in coming quarters as consumer awareness increases and newer use cases emerge, pushing smartphone upgrades.

• iOS share declined by 1% YoY owing to seasonality and lower sales in China, its second-largest market. The global share declined from 20% in Q1 2023 to 16% in Q1 2024. This also marked the first Q1 decline for iOS in China since Q1 2019, primarily driven by Huawei's 5G smartphone launches competing directly with Apple.

• Harmony OS continued to grow in Q1 2024, reaching a 4% share globally. The OS overtook iOS in China for the first time as the country’s customers lined up to buy Huawei's flagship offerings. 5G adoption for the OS reached 50% for the quarter, up from 9% in Q1 2023. It is expected to grow further as Huawei focuses on supply chain localization.

Global ShareQ2 2022Q3 2022Q4 2022Q1 2023Q2 2023Q3 2023Q4 2023Q1 2024

iOS vs Android Quarterly Market Share for USA, China and India

Android vs iOS - US Smartphone OS Share Q1 2024
USA ShareQ2 2022Q3 2022Q4 2022Q1 2023Q2 2023Q3 2023Q4 2023Q1 2024
Android vs iOS - China Smartphone OS Share Q1 2024
China ShareQ2 2022Q3 2022Q4 2022Q1 2023Q2 2023Q3 2023Q4 2023Q1 2024
Android vs iOS - India Smartphone OS Share Q1 2024
India ShareQ2 2022Q3 2022Q4 2022Q1 2023Q2 2023Q3 2023Q4 2023Q1 2024

*Ranking is according to the latest quarter.

This page presents quarterly insights into the worldwide smartphone OS scenario, featuring country-specific breakdowns for Android, iOS, and HarmonyOS, specifically focusing on the US, China, and India.

This data is a part of a series of reports which provide an insightful view of the changing trends in smartphone components and driving factors in the various price segments. It covers 99% of the global handset market with specification analysis.

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The global smartphone market share numbers are from:

Handset Sales by Model Jan 2023 – Mar 2024

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Published Date: May 2024

This report tracks quarterly global handset model sales data by OEM with the key specifications. This report gives an insightful view of the changing trends in smartphone components and driving factors in the various price segments. It covers 99% of the global handset market with specification analysis.

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