Apple and Google both saw gains for their respective app stores over 2015, but each dominated one specific metric over the other. For Apple's iOS App Store, the biggest win was in revenue. For Google's Play Store (Android), it excelled in growth and market share.
Android and iOS continue to duke it out as the two most popular mobile operating systems in the world, and while Google's offering holds a dominant lead, the new iPhones have breathed new life into Apple's popularity.
Google's Android continues to dominate iOS around the world in most major markets, according to recent Kantar Worldpanel numbers, and Samsung's Galaxy S5 seems to be attracting some former Apple heads.
A new report from analytics firm Kantar Worldpanel shows that while Android continues to gain market share in and dominate Apple's iOS around the world, it's the smaller brands that are really the recent winners in the smartphone wars.
Android's momentum just seems to keep on building. A new report from analytics firm Strategy Analytics shows that Android commanded two-thirds of the global tablet market during the first quarter of 2014.
Android owns more than 70 percent of the smartphone operating system market in the South American countries of Brazil and Argentina, according to a new report from global analytics firm Kantar Worldpanel.
Recent trends have shown that Google's Android is becoming the mobile operating system of choice worldwide, and a new report substantiates Android's place at the top as it turns out Android absolutely crushed iOS during the last month of 2013 in Latin America.