A barely one-third of new iPhone owners are changed according to the market researchers of Android, so have iOS gives them a higher proportion in major European countries. In the United States, which instead iPhone 6 plus almost the half of the Phablet market.
In the five largest European markets-Germany, France, Britain, Italy and Spain – the Smartphone share of iOS devices rose to good 20 percent, how determined the research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech for the first quarter of 2015. The iPhone’s market share rose by 1.8 percentage points compared to the same period last year.
The growth go back especially on upgraders, who previously had been using an Android powered device, says Kantar: almost one-third of new iPhone owners had Android “geswitcht”. The market share of Android devices thus fell well 3 percentage points during this period — while the operating system remains far dominant with a Smartphone market share of about 68 percent. With iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 plus Apple for the first time models with larger screens offered.
Phablets in the USA becoming more popular
The 5.5 “iPhone 6 plus in the first quarter have 44 percent of the market segment of the Phablets in the US made, explain the researchers. Overall, the share of smartphones in this size category Liège now over 20 percent of the total market. The proportion of Android switcher under iOS new users of according to only 11.4 percent of the study in the United States. Nearly 6 percent of an iOS device be changed under the new Android owners.
See all iPhones in the United States, 18 percent, one of the latest models are according to Kantar Meanwhile, total ‘Good news’ for the Apple Watch that does not communicate with older iPhones, as the research firm notes about 64 percent would have at least an iPhone 5. (lbe)