The Market for Smartphones in Next Four Years
With the advent of technology and man’s desires to be ahead in time, technology is witnessing a prolong advancement in its domain. Technology being a crucial component in making communication faster and effective, luxury and security is both on the users’ minds. Various progressive mobile apps like MobileSync Pro are built to make the smartphone usage much more secure.
Windowing in the future, smartphones are to stand tall in the chaotic market of wireless communication competing to provide the best. And this is possible through the present respective mobile platforms. The major mobile platform players are Android, BlackBerry, iPhone, Windows and Symbian. Various ongoing market researchers are to find out that who amongst above would emerge as the winner platform?
According to Gartner, a reputed research and analyst firm, there have been some mind boggling predictions. Currently, Apple iOS and Windows are leading the tough contest. But the winner is somehow else from the league. Gartner affirms that in 2015, Windows Phone 7 is going to reign over 50% of the market share.
Certainly, this result is just from Gartner. Therefore, the others have to match the same to consolidate the figures. Gartner’s rest of the data tells something that spin more heads. Seven months back it predicted that in 2014, Symbian would top at 30.2% market divide. Others like Apple would come at 14.9% and Windows only at 3.9%. Mind it, this research came out before Nokia and Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 deal was struck, basically knocking Symbian down.
Believably, the data also reflects Android becoming the kingpin with 50% smartphone market control in the next two years. This year, Android would leap up to 38.5% increasing to 49.2% market share in 2012. Unnecessary to state, it is an astonishing result.
Just as crazy is the fact that in 2011, iOS would rise at 19.4%, fall to 18.9% and slightly downturn to 17.2% near 2015.
BlackBerry’s set for a gradual decline from 13.4% now to 11.1% by 2015. And the winner, Windows Phone, on the other hand, would shoot from 5.6% from 2011, 10.8 % (2012) to 19.5% near 2015, as per Gartner.
Nevertheless, the above study could always change making out a new victor due to a new merger, acquisition or joint venture. Eventually, a single change could shake up the complete industry making 2012 seem like a bold year with the market assumptions quite delicious to gulp.