Canalys Q2 2009 Statistics

canalys.gifCanalys have just released their Q2/09 smartphone sales research. Beyond the headline that smartphones are defying the economic slowdown, of most interest to mobile developers will be the current platform share…


So, for what platforms are people choosing to develop? If my leads and recent work are anything to go by then…

  • Symbian (Nokia S60) is still popular
  • RIM is rising in popularity
  • Apple is very popular but unfortunately I am finding some interesting projects just aren’t possible
  • I haven’t been presented with Microsoft Windows Mobile work for many months
  • People are investigating Android but won’t commit until there are many real devices and real demand