Thursday, January 7, 2010 - The Progress & Freedom Foundation Blog

The Fiercely Competitive Mobile OS & Device Markets

This ChangeWave consumer survey doesn't include market share numbers, but does convey just how fierce competition has become between the five leading mobile operating systems and among top device manufacturers. The best chart is this one, which shows just how rapidly Google's android operating system is "disrupting" the market:

Here's the chart Adam refers to below, which is primarily intended to show average prices for apps for various operating systems, but which also includes the total number of apps available for each operating system in parentheses underneath the bars.

posted by Berin Szoka @ 10:36 PM | Antitrust & Competition Policy