TECH NEWS: Android controls 70% of Asia

Friday, May 17, 2013

Android controls 70% of Asia

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Asia is one of the largest and most important areas for smart phone companies, and the latest figures show rapid growth of the market, particularly in South Asia, where sales of smart phones increased by 61% during just one year compared to last year.
And the found GFK Foundation for research that consumers in countries such as Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia, spent about $ 3.4 billion to buy more than 108 million smart phone.
This amount means an average rate of $ 213 the consumer spends on each device, and given the share of operating systems, we find a significant growth in the spread of Android where it controls 70% of smart phone sales, up from 50% last year.
The study emphasizes that the growth in sales of the continent caused by cheap smart phones or medium price ranging between $ 100 and $ 200 on average.
And Indonesia alone controls 37% of the total Asia sales benefited from the large population density where it is the fourth largest country in the world in terms of population.
As for regular mobile phones and found the study because they still have significant growth opportunities for sales growth than smart devices at least twice, reaching sales of those phones since September, three times the sales of smart phones.
It is noteworthy that a broader study by IDC last week revealed Android control over 75% of the global smart phone shipments and not only on the continent of Asia.