In the cell phone OS market, there’s Android and iOS; then there’s others. Google’s Android working framework is by a wide margin the most mainstream cell phone working framework on the planet, while Apple’s iOS arrives in a far off second. In any case, shouldn’t something be said about industry veterans Microsoft and BlackBerry? As indicated by the most recent figures from Gartner, cell phone working frameworks from those organizations scarcely made a blip on its radar screen.
Offers of cell phones running Windows Phone/Windows 10 Mobile and BlackBerry OS 10 fell drastically year-over-year. Microsoft figured out how to offer only 1.9 million cell phone running Windows Phone amid Q2 2016. Contrasted with the same time frame a year ago, when Microsoft sold 8.2 million units, this is a devastating annihilation. Similarly, BlackBerry deals tumbled from an officially iron deficient 1.1 million units in Q2 2015 to only 400,000 amid Q2 2016.
When all was said and done, Microsoft and BlackBerry racked up 0.6 percent and 0.1 percent of the worldwide cell phone advertise individually, contrasted with 2.5 percent and 0.3 percent separately a year back. For those keeping track of who’s winning, Android’s Q2 2016 piece of the pie rang in at 86.2 percent while iOS was well behind with 12.9 percent.
BlackBerry has endeavored to rotate to some degree by grasping the Android working framework, yet even those endeavors haven’t demonstrated productive for the Canadian organization.
As per Gartner, Android appears to just be relentless because of its board bid over a wide valuing range. “Google is advancing the Android stage quick, which permits Android players to stay at the front line of cell phone innovation,” clarified Gartner research executive Roberta Cozza. “Confronting a profoundly commoditized cell phone market, Google’s center is to advance extend and differentiate the Android stage with extra functionalities, as virtual reality, empowering more-canny encounters and venture into wearables, associated home gadgets, in-auto diversion and TV.”
In spite of the inauspicious viewpoint, Microsoft and BlackBerry aren’t abandoning the cell phone market. Truth be told, both are multiplying down. In April, Microsoft said:
We are right now being developed of our cutting edge items and I needed to reconfirm our dedication to Windows 10 Mobile. We put stock in this present item’s worth to business clients and it is our aim to bolster the Windows 10 Mobile stage for a long time. We have a gadget guide to backing that from Microsoft and additionally our OEM accomplices who will likewise be offering an extended lineup of telephone gadgets in light of this stage.
With respect to BlackBerry, the organization just as of late dispatched the $299 DTEK50 cell phone, which runs Android rather than BlackBerry OS 10. The organization additionally has two more gadgets in the pipeline, including an “Argon” lead with a 5.5-inch QHD show and Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor.