Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Mobility Charts Weekly - Week of January 16, 2012

The Mobility Charts Weekly is a weekly publication of charts depicting the current and future status of the enterprise mobility market.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.

According to a new report from research firm NPD, iOS’s U.S. market share (by sales) jumped from 26 percent in the third quarter of 2011 to 43 percent by October and November. Android, however, came out on top, with a 47 percent market share during those two months, down from 60 percent in the third quarter. Read Original Content

According to research by Gartner, the iPad will continue to be the most popular tablet device sold through 2012. Gartner estimates that 70 million iPads will be sold through 2012 with 23 million Android tablets falling into a distant second. Read Original Content

App research firm Flurry estimates that a combined total of 1.2 billion apps were downloaded during the holiday week between December 25 to 31. That compares to an average of 750,000 mobile apps downloaded per week earlier in December, or a 60 percent jump. Read Original Content

Kevin Benedict, Independent Mobile Industry Analyst, Consultant and SAP Mentor Volunteer
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Full Disclosure: I am an independent mobility analyst, consultant and blogger. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.