Q1 Smartphone Market Share Winners And Losers


Symbian Is Dead

Speaking of Nokia, the Finnish smartphone company's OS is all but dead. Nokia's Symbian platform, which was once the most widely used mobile OS in the world as recently as 2010, fell another 0.1 percentage points from the fourth quarter of 2012 and now holds just 0.5 percent of the overall U.S. smartphone market. When Nokia made the decision to embrace Windows Phone as its primary OS in 2011, it was the final nail in Symbian's coffin.