Gartner Smartphone Market Research

gartner136Gartner has a new press release Top 10 Worldwide Mobile Phone Vendors Increased Sales in Second Quarter of 2016. Gartner says Apple has had three consecutive quarters of slowing demand and now has only 12.9% market share vs 86.2% for Android.

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Probably more interesting for developers is that Windows has only 0.6% and Blackberry 0.1% market share and can probably be considered ‘dead’ with regard to financially viable app development.