Tizen surpasses BlackBerry in global market share

Tizen surpasses BlackBerry in global market share
In relatively shocking news, research firm Strategy Analytics has said today that Samsung's fledgling Tizen OS has surpassed BlackBerry in global market share.

After years of delays, Samsung finally launched Tizen this year on commercial devices, including two smartphones, the Gear S2 smartwatch and some TV.

Says the company: "According to the latest published report from our Wireless Smartphone Strategies (WSS) services: Global Smartphone OS Market Share by Region : Q3 2015, Android registered a slight year-on-year increase in marketshare, while Apple gained traction, driven by strong demand for new iPhone models. Microsoft, BlackBerry and Firefox drifted down, while Tizen posted tangible growth and overtook BlackBerry being the fourth largest OS platform for the first time ever." The actual figures are behind a paywall, but it's hard to imagine that Tizen has market share above 2 percent, meaning BlackBerry has fallen very, very far.

Strategy Analytics

Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 5 Nov 2015 21:49
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  • borhan9

    I would like to see specs on this new phone. I would think its a small phone that is kinda something in the middle ground.

    6.11.2015 07:28 #1

  • Semperfipal

    borhan9: Here's a link to the spec's on this phone. Tried to reply to your post, but for some reason it wouldn't work, hence this comment. Hope it helps.


    "Do not underestimate the power of an enemy, no matter how great or small, to rise against you another day." - Atilla

    7.11.2015 10:37 #2

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