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Current Development of Emerging OSs for Smart Handheld Devices

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Market Briefing
Published: July 2013
Pages: 15
Research from: Market Intelligence and Consulting Institute (MIC)
Sector: Handsets & Devices

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The smart handheld device market has been dominated by Android and iOS, with their collective market share topping 90%. While Windows Phone and BlackBerry are struggling to catch up, many vendors have launched emerging OSs to vie for the growing market. With unique business models and alliances, emerging OSs are posing a threat to the incumbents. This research profiles the development of emerging OSs, including Firefox OS, Tizen, Ubuntu Touch, and Sailfish OS.

Development of the worldwide smart handheld device market and OSs adopted by major device vendors
Profiles of emerging OSs, such as Firefox OS, Tizen, Ubuntu Touch, and Sailfish, with their platform features, app ecosystem, app stores, and market releases included
Companies and organizations analyzed or mentioned in the report include:
Acer, America Moovil, Apple, Asus, BlackBerry, Canonical, China Unicom, Dell, DNA, Etisalat, Foxconn, Fujitsu, Geeksphone, Google, HTC, HP, Huawei, Hutchison Three Group, Intel, Jolla, KDDI, KT, Lenovo, LG, LiMo Foundation, Linux Foundation, MegaFon, MI, Microsoft, Mozilla, NEC, Nokia, NTT DoCoMo, Orange, Panasonic, Qtel, Qualcomm, Sailfish Alliance, Samsung, SingTel, SK Telecom, Smart, Sony, Sprint, ST-Ericsson, TCL, Telefonica, Telenor, Telstra, Tizen Association, TMN, VimpelCom, Vodafone, ZTE

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