Yahoo Aviate Study – Android Users have an Average of 95 Apps Installed

Yahoo Aviate has released an infographic showing the Android usage patterns. The report is based on the anonymous data collected using the Yahoo Aviate users.

Some of the findings of the study are

1) Average Apps installed on device – 95
2) Daily Interaction with apps – 100
3) Average Apps used throughout the day – 35
4) Weather apps usage peaks in Morn & evening as people plan for their days
5) Phone & SMS are used heavily during work hours
6) Calendar usage peaks in the morning.

Yahoo Aviate Android Info

Yahoo Aviate Android Info

Smartphone Prices Across Different Platforms – Google Android, Windows & Apple iOS Mobile OS

Apple iOS, Android & Windows mobile OS have become the top mobile OS brands in smartphones. As per the IDC report, 58.7% of the 255 million Android devices shipped in Q2 2014 cost less than $200 off contract. 21.52% of the android phones fall in the mid range & only 19% of the android phones in High end range. 61.4% of the Windows phones fall in low end segment & 13% in high end segment.

Infographic: How Smartphone Prices Differ Across Platforms | Statista
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Micromax & Xiaomi reach No 1 Position in India & China respectively beating Samsung

Xiaomi has become the leading smartphone vendor in China overtaking Samsung in volumes in Q2 as per the report from Canalys. Xiaomi has 14% share in China. 8 Chinese vendors including Lenovo, Yulong, Huawei, BBK, ZTE, OPPO and K-Touch accounted for 65% market share & Samsung/Apple accounted for 18% of the share. Xiaomi has been able to make it to the top position with aggresive pricing strategy, MIUI software, services & creative marketing. Globally, 292.4 million smart phones shipped in Q2 2014, representing 23% YOY growth and 5% growth on the first quarter.

Micromax has become the top Mobile brand in India as per the report from Counterpoint Technology Market Research. Some of the findings from the report are Micromax became the leading mobile phone supplier brand in India in Q2 2014 with 17% market share. Micromax has also become the second largest smartphone vendor with a market share of 19% behine leader Samsung. Indian mobile phone market grew at 2% annually and the smartphone market grew at 68% annually.





Indians spend 3 hours 18 minutes a day on their smartphones – Ericsson Report on Indian Mobile Market

Ericsson ConsumerLab Insights has a report on the usage of apps & smartphones in India and how it is changing the Indian consumers smartphone habits and expectations about mobile broadband performance. The study was carried out in April-June 2014 among 4000 smartphone users across 18 urban cities in India. Some of the findings of the study are

1) 1/4 of users check their phones over 100 times daily.

2) Indians spend 3 hours 18 minutes a day on their smartphones.

3) 1/3 of this time is spent using apps, a 63% increase in the last 2 years

4) 68% of all mobile minutes on smartphones are used at home

5) Half of all mobile broadband issues faced by users occur while they are indoors in dense urban cities.

6) 76% of existing mobile broadband users are willing to pay more for a guaranteed better mobile internet experience.

Indian Mobile Stats

Indian Mobile Stats

Salman Khan’s Kick Movie Game for Mobile launched – Android, Windows & iOS

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Kick On Android and Kick on Windows

Salman Khan has launched the mobile game based on the upcoming movie “Kick”. Bollywood has embraced the concept of mobile games for movies which help movies & its stars to connect easily with the audience. Salman’s new movie Kick has generated a lot of interest in the social media & online world & this will be further supplemented by the mobile game.

In the game, the player takes on the role of ‘Devil’ and embarks on a journey of robbing the rich, corrupt & depositing the money in bank for charitable activities. The mobile game has been developed by Disney India for both feature phones & smartphones. This will be available on Android, Windows & iOS. The games provide an interactive experience for the audience & helps increase the visibility of the movie.

KICK  The Movie Game

KICK The Movie Game

Windows Phone Market Share – India ranks in 2nd Position for Windows Phones Globally

AdDuplex, largest cross-promotion network for Windows Phone and Windows 8 apps, has published a report on top countries with Windows phone users. This chart is based on data from 11 global apps and games that served AdDuplex ads on July 8th, 2014. The ads have been served to around 200,000 users on July 8th. The ads were set to be global & could have been affected by ad strategies of the app publishers.

USA is the top Windows phone market with 11% market share followed by India at 7.5%, Brazil at 6.9% & others.

AdDuplex Blog - Windows Phone Country Stats

AdDuplex Blog – Windows Phone Country Stats

Xiaomi Mi3 smartphone Launched in India at an Insane price of Rs 14,999

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has officially launched the Xiaomi Mi3 in India at an insane price of Rs 14,999. Pre-registartions for the phone is available from july 15th onwards & at this price level it has created a great interest in the mobile market. The tech specs & hardware of the phone is available in some high end phones like Nexus 5, Sony xperia z & others at a high price point.

It has a 5-inch 1080p display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor@2.3GHz, 2GB RAM, 16GB of memory, a 13-MP camera & a dual-LED flash. It runs on Android jelly bean 4.2 with a customized MIUI on top. Xiaomi’s phones have been sold out in countries where it was launched earlier in a short time span & one has to register early to have a hands on the phone. It recently hired Jabong’s co-founder Manu Jain as the head of operations in India. With Android L to be launched in the coming months, will Xiaomi provide regular Andorid updates..?

Xiaomi Mi India

Xiaomi Mi India