Historically, the competition within the mobile handset marketplace has been unrelenting. Prior success was never a guarantee of future prospects — just consider the rise and fall of Motorola, Nokia and BlackBerry. The ongoing battles in the American smartphone arena were indicative of this trend.
In the future, interactive kiosk vendor earnings will be dependent on the mobile devices that use this software. According to Technavio, the global interactive kiosk market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.40% during the forecast period from 2014 to 2019.
When we looked at Mobile Addicts — consumers who launch apps 60 times or more per day — we saw this group is growing at the fastest rate, from 176 million in Q2 2014 to a whopping 280 million in Q2 2015 — that’s a 59% increase.
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Middle East and Africa smartphone shipments will total 155 million units in 2015, according to IDC. Smartphones accounted for 63% of the handsets shipped in the Middle East during the quarter and 47% in Africa.
comScore has released data about the key trends in the U.S. smartphone industry for May 2015. Apple ranked as the top smartphone manufacturer with 43.5 percent OEM market share, while Google Android led as the number one smartphone software platform with 52.1 percent market share.