Apple iPhone is capturing the global smartphone market in Q1 2011 with growth of 115% according to IDC.
|Pos. No.||Manufacturer||Quarter 1 - 2011 Shipment||Quarter 1 - 2010 Shipment||Quarter 1 - 2011 Market Share||Quarter 1 - 2010 Market Share||2011 - 2010 Changes|
|1||Nokia||108.5 Millions||107.8 Millions||29.20%||34.70%||0.60%|
|2||Samsung||70 Millions||64.3 Millions||18.80%||20.70%||8.90%|
|3||LG Mobile||24.5 Millions||27.1 Millions||6.60%||8.70%||-9.60%|
|4||Apple||18.7 Millions||8.7 Millions||5.00%||2.80%||114.90%|
|5||ZTE||15.1 Millions||10.4 Millions||4.10%||3.30%||45.20%|
|6||Others||135 Millions||92.2 Millions||36.30%||29.70%||46.40%|
|7||Total||371.8 Millions||310.5 Millions||100%||100%||19.80%|
Source: IDC Global market share for Apple based operative systems also increased in April 2011 to an all time high according to netmarketshare.com Checking out the iPhone market share when looking at hardware and not comparing the iPhone (hardware) against an operative system (Android), and we see that in April 2011 i Europe we had a very interesting picture. Apple iPhone, iPod touch, and iPads have a combined installed base of 28.9 million users compared to Android's user base of 13.4 million users. That number includes phones and connected media devices like the Samsung Galaxy Tab giving Apple a 12.4 percent share of the market and a 116 percent lead over its Android counterpart. Google has 5.7 percent share of the market (source loopinsight.com) Comscore says that iOS has double the reach of Android in Europe April 2011.