Smart device OS market shares: Symbian – 62.8%, Microsoft – 15.9%, PalmSource – 9.5%

Canalys Research presented data on operating system market shares in smart device market. Before Canalys estimated global smart device shipments in Q2 2005.

Worldwide smart mobile device market in Q2 2005

Operating
system
Q2 2005 Q2 2004 YTY
growth
Shipments Share Shipments Share
Symbian 7,648,920 62.8% 2,429,930 41.0% 214.8%
Microsoft 1,931,630 15.9% 1,360,220 22.9% 42.0%
PalmSource 1,157,720 9.5% 1,335,810 22.5% -13.3%
Others 1,447,330 11.9% 807,370 13.6% 79.3%
Total 12,185,600 100.0% 5,933,330 100.0% 105.4%
Source: Canalys Research

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