Android and iOS Dominate While Windows Phone Overtakes BlackBerry

Very good news for Windows Phone enthusiasts, not so good for those loving BlackBerry. According to the latest numbers from IDC, the Microsoft platform has finally taken the third spot from the Canadian firm. This all, in a context in which Android and iOS combined account for %92.3 of total operating system shipments (with total of 199.5 million units worldwide during 1Q13, up 59.1% from the 125.4 million units shipped during 1Q12, our of which 75% goes to Android and 17.3% to iOS).

Nokia is responsible for 79% of all Windows Phone shipments during the first quarter of the year, helping Windows Phone grab the third spot from BlackBerry. These numbers refer to smartphone operating system shipments and those powered by Microsoft account for 3.2% of the total, while BlackBerry slipped to fourth with 2.9%. You can get more details in the chart above or by clicking on the source link below.

Source: IDC

Via: The Verge

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