“When comparing the market share numbers of smart phone operating systems with desktop operating systems you quickly notice a similarity; there is one clear ‘winner’ who has taken the lion’s share of each particular market,” Michael J. Tomlin writes for obviouslogic. “Android currently has about a 75% share of the smart phone market and Windows still has 90% in the desktop space.”
“Because Apple was involved in that original race to grab desktop share, people like to compare that situation with what’s going on today in the mobile market,” Tomlin writes . “Analysts and Android fans have since then concluded that Android is winning and Apple lost again. Based on market share numbers alone one would be inclined to think so, but if you look a little closer, you can see that is not the case at all.”
Tomlin writes, “Comparing Android’s market share numbers with those of Window’s and declaring that they are similar shows absolute ignorance and little understanding of the differences in their respective markets.”
Read more in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]