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In general, a smartphone runs on a mobile operating system such as Google’s Android, Nokia’s Symbian and Apple’s iOS, it is built with high level computing capability and connectivity in comparison to a normal featured phone. Due to availability of advanced features, most of the mobile users are purchasing smartphones that could function similar to a tablet.
There are has been huge rise in the usage of smartphone from last few years. Most of the smartphone users either purchase or download free Apps to carry out several operations and that stands out as the main reason for popularity of smartphones among the public.
Depending on their smartphone’s operating system, users can browse through different App stores to download the App. Google Play store that offers Android supportive Apps leads the list with 975,000 Apps and Apple with 900,00 occupies 2nd place on the list. It is shown in the infographic that by 2016, there will be 6% increase in smartphone sales in India and the sales of smartphone will rise by 2.1% in Brazil.
Though the infographic depicts complete information, here are few highlights of the smartphone usage.
- Around 50% of the smartphone market is occupied by Apple and Samsung.
- In 2012, every 2 in 3 smartphones sold out in china were power-driven by the Android mobile operating system.
- The monthly revenue of iOS App store is 4 times more than that of Google Play.