Android dominates market share but not yet developer wallets. This may be about to change.
Given the difficulty of tracking Android shipments or usage, the best proxy for its market share may come from developer payment data.
Apple is hemorrhaging market share as Android wins first-time smartphone buyers, but this could be a short-term phenomenon.
Apple’s high-margin strategy is no longer working. Most of the growth in smartphones and tablets is happening outside the U.S. in markets that can’t afford to pay a premium. It’s time for Apple to think different.