According to research company Gartner and IDC, Android’s share in the market of computer platforms (including smart phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, servers, etc.) according to the 1st quarter of 2013 is over 50%, according to eTeknix.
Microsoft Windows, which occupies 91% of the PC market, from 2009 to 2013. lost about 40% of the market share of computer platforms, and this negative trend continues. According to Gartner, worldwide PC shipments when compared to Q2 2012 and Q2 2013, down 10%. Most affected Acer Group, which has recorded the worst rate – the loss of 35.3% of its share of the PC market.
And while Microsoft is trying hard to fix its position thanks to Windows Phone, the growth rate is poor. According to IDC, in 2012 and 2013. Windows Phone has managed to increase its market share by only 1.2%. Although recourse against iOS, which has lost about 6% of the market, this figure may seem optimistic.
On the PC front, Microsoft is still the sole leader, where it occupies 91.5% of the market. But here, the giant gradually losing ground: from 2009 to 2013, Windows lost 2.5% share of the PC market.
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