A MM Research Institute report — translated by Japanese blog Macotakara, via Engadget – found that Apple sold 7.25 million devices to account for 30 percent of Smartphone sales, putting it second. Total shipments in fiscal year 2011 are (up 13.5% year-on-year) units 42.74 million, smartphones out will be units 24.17 million in the share of different manufacturers, Apple is to convey that it was second place in the (17.0 percent) units 7.25 million. Apple got 1st position as 30% share by Handset vendor. Androids got 69% share by platform, and got 30% iOS.
comScore earlier reported key trends in the Japan mobile phone industry during the three month average period ending February 2012. The study surveyed more than 4,000 Japanese mobile subscribers and found Sharp to be the top mobile handset manufacturer overall with 23.5 percent market share. Google’s Android platform accounted for the majority of smartphone market at 61.4 percent, followed by Apple with 34.2 percent of the market.
Apple’s iOS and Android dominate the Japanese smartphone market, as they do the global one, and together they account for 99 percent of all smartphones sold in Japan last year, MMRI concludes.