April 23, 2012

Android Accounts for Majority of Japan’s Smartphone Market

Amarpal Singh
Senior Marketing Manager APAC
More than 19.3 million people in Japan owned smartphones during the three months ending in February 2012, up 28 percent versus November. Android’s share of the smartphone market reached 61.4 percent, while Apple ranked second with 34.2 percent of the smartphone market (up 1.3 percentage points versus November 2011), followed by Microsoft, which accounted for 3.9 percent in February 2012.

To view the full study, please visit: 1 in 5 Mobile Phone Users in Japan Now Owns a Smartphone

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