Apple vs Android vs BlackBerry vs Windows

Vodacom’s latest statistics reveal the biggest winners and losers in the smartphone and tablet market

January 6, 2014
Android Apple battle

Vodacom‘s latest mobile device statistics show that Android devices have built up a significant lead over Apple, but BlackBerry still reigns supreme in South Africa. However, BlackBerry is not showing any growth.

According to Vodacom’s statistics on 30 September 2013, the company had 3.1 million BlackBerry devices on its network.

Android devices (smartphones and tablets) on the Vodacom network grew to 1.45 million, while there were 650,000 Apple devices (tablets and smartphones).

Windows enjoyed fair growth in 2013, and there are currently 270,000 devices running Windows OS on the Vodacom network.

The following table provides an overview of the latest statistics and the growth per platform.

BlackBerry vs Android vs iOS vs Windows
Mobile device May 2013 July 2013 September 2013 Growth over last 2 months
BlackBerry 3,100,000 3,100,000 3,100,000 0
Android 1,000,000 1,200,000 1,450,000 +250,000
iOS/iPhone 600,000 600,000 650,000 +50,000
Windows 150,000 220,000 270,000 +50,000

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Tags: Android, Apple, BlackBerry, Headline, Vodacom, Windows

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