Saturday, December 17, 2011

         
The journey of Android is rocking in India. According to the International Data Corporation's Report,Android Mobile platform has overtook  Symbian by adding it to the second place used by Indian Mobilers. In the case of mobile platforms market, Android has achieved an increase of 42.2% market share. And this growth is mainly through Samsung And Sony Ericsson Mobile Devices. Listening To Their Report,
     

           " Interestingly, the quarter gave both the Top 2 players something to cheer about. While Nokia grew its share of overall mobile phone shipments during July-Sept by 6.8% over the previous quarter, Samsung succeeded in increasing its smartphone shipment share by 5% over the same period. For the quarter of July-Sept 2011, Nokia had 31.8% of the mobile phones shipment share, followed by Samsung at 17.5%. In the smartphone segment, Nokia still led with a shipment share of 35.3%, but Samsung came closer at 26%.
        "The slowdown of Nokia's smartphones shipment is in line with the expectations, that it would be prepping to transition some of its market share from Symbian to Windows," Deepak added. "Overall, smartphones shipment for the India market showed an impressive growth of 21.4% over the previous quarter and 51.5% year-on-year. This helped the segment grow its contribution to the mobile phone shipment to 6.5% in Q3 from 5.6% in Q2," G. Rajeev, Lead Analyst, Mobile Phones, noted. "From an operating system (OS) perspective, Android overtook Symbian to emerge as the top platform in India for the first time, with a share of 42.4% of the smartphone market," Rajeev added. The platform (Android) saw a growth of 90% over the previous quarter. The Apple iOS consolidated further, with a 3.09% share of the smartphone market, compared to a share of 2.6% in Q2 2011. Several of the Indian and Chinese brands registered varying declines in shipments. Spice and MAXX were notable exceptions and saw shipment growths of 34.1% and 10.5%, respectively, over the previous quarter of April-June 2011. "



     And this report shows the huge growth of Android Mobile Platform in India as well as the fall down of Symbian. And as a variety from other countries, Symbian has kept it's second place. Nokia has shifted its platform to Windows Phone and Nokia Lumia 800 is also available in India. Still the level of Symbian growth is interesting.