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Cell Phone Operating Systems

Cell Phone Operating Systems A smartphone offers advanced capabilities, such as e-mail and web browsing – some are considered PCs that happen to have phone functionality. Worldwide Market Share While iPhone0S, Symbian and RIM are the most popular mobile operating systems worldwide today, other operating systems such as Android are projected to surpass iPhone by 2012 with 14.5% of the market, as estimated by Gartner. o 100% Symbian Blackberry iPhone Windows Mobile Linux Android WebOs Other 2009 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Percent Top Smartphone Platforms in the United States Blackberry iPhone Windows Mobile Android Palm January 2010 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Percent Market Share by Continent Europe 52.01% iPhone O Asia 66.31% Symbian OS North America 52.25% iPhone OS South America 48.17% Symbian OS Africa Oceania 75.47% Symbian 0S 2 Antarctica 71.43% Sony Ericsson 0S 70.67% iPhone OS February 2010 Popularity of Mobile Operating Systems Worldwide I Symbian I iPhone I RIM I Unknown I Ericsson I Android I Playstation WinCE Other 100% 80% 60% 40% 20% Jan Feb Mar Apг May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb 2009 2010 Mobile OS Version Releases 2009-2010 2009 2010 Android Version 2.0 Android Version 1.5 Android Version 1.6 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb iPhone OS 3.0 iPhone OS 3.1 iPhone OS 3.2 Blackberry OS 5.0 Symbian^3 Announced App Store Revenues The total number of app downloads in 2009 reached 7 billion, resulting in approximately $4.1 billion in revenue (12% of it from mobile advertising). 100% In 2009, the number of non-carrier app stores jumped to 38 from 8 in the previous year. While Asia had the highest percentage of the download share... North America had the highest share of app revenue, accounting for over 50% of the total revenue. $1.90 The paid average selling price per app in 2009 was approximately $1.90. Advertising revenue generated from the free applications was approximately $0.09 per user per app per year. $0.09 Comparison of App Stores Available Apps Download Count Install Base Developer's Cut Developer Fees Android Market 30,000 Unknown 1 Million 70% $25 Palm App Catalog 1,561 1.8 Million 150,000 70% Free Palm Software Store 5,000 Unknown Unknown 60% Unknown Apple App Store 140,000 3 Billion 75 Million 70% $99/year Blackberry App World 2,000 Unknown 8 Million 80% $200 Nokia Ovi Store 2,500 10 Million 100 Million 70% €50 Windows Marketplace for Mobile 376 Unknown Unknown 70% $99/year 150,000 3,000 100,000,000 Sources: comScore, Phandroid, Chetan Sharma, StatCounter, Tech Crunchies, Wikipedia Information provided by Percentage of Worldwide Mobile Market

Cell Phone Operating Systems

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Around the world, people have come to rely on smartphones. These phones have many of the same basic capabilities of a computer and their operating systems vary depending on the brand of the phone and ...


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