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gartnerq215

Worldwide Smartphone Sales Recorded Slowest Growth Rate Since 2013

August 20, 2015

Gartner research into smartphone shipments.

idceuropetabletsq215

European Tablet Market Stabilizes and Vendor Dynamics Evolve

August 14, 2015

IDC research into European tablet shipments.

cirployalty

Android, iOS Enjoy Similar Loyalty, as Android Improves

August 13, 2015

CIRP research into smartphone OS loyality.

canalystabletsq215

Apple leads in key countries as tablet market falls 11% in Q2 2015

August 11, 2015

Canalys research into tablet shipments.

goodandroidhightech

Mobility Index Report Q2 2015

August 11, 2015

Good Technology’s Mobility Index Report Q2 2015

kantarq215

Apple iOS Returns to Growth in All Europe “Big Five” Markets

August 5, 2015

Kantar research into smartphone shipments.

deveconomicsplatforms

Developer Economics: State of the Developer Nation Q3 2015

July 30, 2015

VisionMobile report into developer economics.

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idctopsmartphonevendorsq22015
cacompetitiveenterprise

The Battle for Competitive Advantage in the App Economy

July 23, 2015

CA and Oxford Economics research into Enterprise apps.

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Mobile Addicts Multiply Across the Globe

July 20, 2015

Flurry research into mobile addicts.

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US Consumer Smartphone Demand is Plummeting Despite the Introduction of Flagship Phones

July 16, 2015

Argus Insights research into US smartphone demand.

forresterworldtabletsales

Tablet Sales Have Plateaued But There’s A Future In Business

July 13, 2015

Forrester research into tablet sales.

androidecommerce

Apps and cross device are retailers’ new best friends

July 2, 2015

Criteo research into retail transactions.

abibrandedtabletq115

Tablet Shipments Experience Largest Decline Since 2009 Category Inception

June 29, 2015

ABI research into tablet shipments.

whoaremobilewalletusers

How Mobile Wallet Apps are Changing Consumer Habits

June 28, 2015

Nielsen US research into the mobile wallet.

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Mobile Software Statistics 2015

June 28, 2015

Mobiforge post on iOS vs Android by country.

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Android mobile now has huge lead over iOS

June 16, 2015

Global Web Index consumer research into iOS vs Android.

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So Many Apps, So Much More Time for Entertainment

June 15, 2015

Nielsen research into app use.

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Mobile Handset Market Overview April 2015

June 15, 2015

Counterpoint research into US handset market share.

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benedictappstoregrowth

The (lack of) app store metrics

June 15, 2015

Benedict Evans on app store metrics.

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2015 KPCB Internet Trends Report

May 28, 2015

Research into the use of the Internet including via smartphones.

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gfkq12015

Global Smartphone Sales of US$96 Billion Set a New Q1 Record as 4G Ramps Up

May 26, 2015

GfK research into Q1/2015 smartphone shipments.

globalsmartphoneshare

Mobile Market Monitor

May 21, 2015

Counterpoint region-specific smartphone vendor shipments.

idceuropetablets

Commercial Tablet and 2-in-1 Expansion Accelerates in Western Europe

May 14, 2015

IDC research into tablet shipments.

airwatchenterprise

Mid-market mobile adoption, progressive or conservative?

May 11, 2015

Airwatch research into mobile in the Enterprise.

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Android Starting to Pull Past iOS in Generating Revenue for App Developers

May 11, 2015

Re/code article based on Opera research into Android vs iOS revenue and traffic.

kantaruk

Android Switchers Drive iOS Growth in Europe’s Big Five

May 6, 2015

Kantar research for March 2015.

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The Phablet Revolution

May 1, 2015

Flurry statistics on device screen size.

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counterpointq1smartphones

Worldwide Handset and Smartphone Markets Q1 2015

April 30, 2015

Counterpoint research into Q1/15 World handset and smartphone markets.

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Smartphones China

April 30, 2015

Counterpoint research into China smartphones

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ccsinsightmobilephoneforecast

Smartphone Sales to Peak in Western Markets in 2017 as They Enter New Phase of Maturity

April 15, 2015

CSS Insights mobile phone sales forecasts.

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App User Engagement and Retention on the Rise

April 14, 2015

Localytics research into engagement and retention.

gsmamobileconnections2015

The Mobile Economy 2015

April 8, 2015

GSMA research into the mobile economy 2015 (PDF) .

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Over the past 4 years smartphone usage grew 394% & tablet usage is up 1,721%

March 26, 2015

Comscore on US tablet and smartphone use.

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nielsenussmartphoneoperatingsystems

Smartphone Owners Are As Diverse As Their Devices

March 16, 2015

Nielsen research into US Smartphones.

idctabletshipmentsforecasts2015

Worldwide Tablet Growth Hits the Brakes, Slowing to the Low Single Digits in the Years Ahead

March 12, 2015

IDC research and forecasts into tablet shipments.

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Older Mobile Users Spur Data Traffic Growth in the US

March 12, 2015

Strategy Analytics research into US data traffic.

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US Smartphone Subscriber Market Share

March 6, 2015

ComScore US Smartphone Market Share.

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App store revenue, and selling to the world

March 4, 2015

Benedict Evans on App Store Revenue.

gartnersmartphones2014

Smartphone Sales Surpassed One Billion Units in 2014

March 4, 2015

Gartner 2014 smartphone sales.

strategyanalytics2014tablets

Apple & Samsung No Longer Control Majority of Tablet Market

March 4, 2015

Strategy Analytics tablets shipments for 2014.

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csssalesoftablets

Worldwide Tablet Sales to Hit 540 Million Units in 2018

February 17, 2015

CSS Insight predictions for tablet sales.

comscoretopsmartphoneplatformsdec2014

U.S. Smartphone Subscriber Market Share

February 10, 2015

ComScore December 2014 US smartphone market shares.

operaadtrafficandreveune2014

Year closes out with Apple No. 1 for revenue, Android leading in traffic

February 6, 2015

Opera stats on ad traffic and revenue.

canalysq415tablets

Worldwide tablet shipments fall for the first time – down by 12% in Q4 2014

February 4, 2015

Canalys research into tablet shipments.

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strategyanalyticstabletsq414

Tablet Shipments Slow Down Dramatically

February 2, 2015

Strategy Analytics research into Q4 2014 Tablet shipments.

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strategyanalyticsq42014

Android Shipped 1 Billion Smartphones Worldwide in 2014

January 29, 2015

Strategy Analytics research into mobile OS shipments.

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Global Mobile Consumer Survey 2014

January 28, 2015

Results of the Deloitte Global Consumer Survey 2014 (pdf)

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App Stores Growth Accelerates in 2014

January 14, 2015

Appfigures research into app stores.

ccstabletinsightsjan15

Worldwide Tablet Sales to Hit 540 Million Units in 2018

January 14, 2015

CCS Research into tablet shipments.

comscoreussmartphoneplatformsaug2014

November 2014 U.S. Smartphone Subscriber Market Share

January 12, 2015

ComScore US Smartphone Market Share.

gartnertablets2014

Tablet Sales Continue to Be Slow in 2015

January 6, 2015

Gartner research and forecasts into global tablet (and PC) shipments.

gartnetq314

Sales of Smartphones Grew 20 Percent in Third Quarter of 2014

December 15, 2014

Gartner on Q3/14 Smartphone sales.

androidtransactions

State of Mobile Commerce Q4 2014

December 11, 2014

Criteo research into global retail.

mobileinternetecosystem

Competition drives Europe’s mobile market

December 10, 2014

BCG research into European Mobile Market

kantaroct2014

Huge iPhone 6 sales put Apple on course for record quarter

December 3, 2014

Kantar research into Smartphone sales.

idcsmartphonedec2014

Worldwide Smartphone Growth Forecast to Slow from a Boil to a Simmer as Prices Drop and Markets Mature

December 2, 2014

IDC research and forecasts into World smartphone shipments.

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ericssonsubscriptionsq32014

Ericsson Mobile Report

November 20, 2014

Research into mobile subscriptions and traffic.

movrsmartphonemanufacturers

MOVR – Mobile Overview Report

November 20, 2014

Scientiamobile research into Q3 2014 mobile device web use.

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Smartphone installed bases. Majority platform shift. If it can happen once, it can happen again.

November 20, 2014

Creative Strategies chart on Smartphone Installed bases.

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abi2015aosp

Forked Android Growth Set to Slow in 2015

November 18, 2014

ABI research into AOSP Android.

strategyanalyticstabletsq32014

Lenovo and Asus Growth Drives an Improved Quarter for the Global Tablet Market

November 13, 2014

Strategy Analytics Tablet Shipments for Q3 2014.

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