SA smartphone stats: Android vs iOS vs BlackBerry vs Windows

The latest Vodacom smartphone statistics reveal how the most popular smartphone platforms compare

By - July 25, 2013
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The latest Vodacom statistics reveal that BlackBerry remains the most popular smartphone platform in the country, followed by Android.

Vodacom said that they currently have 3.1 million BlackBerry smartphones on their network, followed by Android with 1.2 million, and Apple iPhone at 600,000.

Vodacom further said that they have 220,000 devices running a mobile Windows operating system.

The following table shows the growth of smartphones platforms on the Vodacom network over the last two months.

BlackBerry vs Android vs iOS vs Windows
Mobile device May 2013 July 2013 Growth over 2 months
BlackBerry 3,100,000 3,100,000 0
Android 1,000,000 1,200,000 +200,000
iOS/iPhone 600,000 600,000 0
Windows 150,000 220,000 +70,000

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