Purchase plans for smartphones and tablets by OS, country, and age

Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, October 27, 2021

Apple and Android purchase plans by country

  • Globally, slightly more adults plan to buy an iPhone as plan to buy an Android smartphone
    • 19% of global adults plan to buy an iPhone in the next 12 months, while 16% have similar plans for an Android smartphone
    • Apple leads in the US with 20% having iPhone purchase plans compared to 14% for Android smartphones
    • In Japan, the gap is narrowly tilted towards Apple among the small share with brand-specific plans
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Key ecosystems penetration [MetaFAQs]

Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, September 22, 2021

OS penetration by country

  • Windows penetration leads Apple and Google in every country surveyed
    • Primarily driven by the use of Windows PCs
  • In Germany, Google/Android penetration is much higher than Apple and highest among the countries surveyed
  • In the US and UK, Apple’s penetration is near to the penetration of Windows
  • In Germany, Japan, and China, Microsoft Windows dominates
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It’s a multi-ecosystem world [TUPdate]

Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, July 8, 2021

Building and maintaining an ecosystem promises untold benefits to companies. However, companies will not enjoy benefits unless customers see value in the collective experience. Encouraging customers to stay within a company’s family of products can reduce the expense of acquiring new customers and increase revenue from ancillary offerings. This TUPdate reports on the most pragmatic measure of acceptance – market penetration status of broad technology ecosystems. In this analysis, MetaFacts measures the market’s adoption of the three prominent operating system families: Microsoft Windows, Google Android/Chrome OS, and Apple iOS/iPadOS/MacOS.

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Samsung laptop progress [TUPdate]

Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, April 28, 2021

Samsung’s laptop PC announcements

This week Samsung announced its most recent slate of laptop PCs. While Samsung may be well known for smartphones, Android tablets, and even refrigerators, its PCs have not achieved such notoriety. Samsung has a tall hill to climb to gain market acceptance with its PCs. Its latest focus is on leveraging its smartphone brand with mobile PCs that have smartphone-like attributes. The announcements went beyond the traditional PC specs to focus on smoother and more highly integrated workflows, and the benefits of a Samsung ecosystem.

Samsung’s current market position is well behind Apple’s. Among online adults in the US and UK, Samsung’s market penetration for any connected devices is in the one-third range, well behind Apple, having reached half of online adults. In Japan, the gap is even wider between Samsung and Apple. In contrast, the tables are turned in Android-dominated Germany.

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Samsung and Apple users by age group and country [MetaFAQs]

Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, April 23, 2021

Samsung and Apple each have their most substantial market penetration with their smartphones. Each company is striving to deepen its connection to its core base with PCs/Macs and tablets. There is a distinct difference in market penetration by age group. This MetaFAQs details the device-type penetration of Samsung and Apple’s smartphones, PCs, and tablets by age group in 2020 in the US, UK, Germany, and China.

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Samsung and Apple’s device type penetration within core [MetaFAQs]

Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, April 22, 2021

Samsung and Apple have intensely competitive offerings with their smartphones, PCs, and tablets. Each company is vying to deepen its connection to its core base so customers of one device type will also use other types. One measure of loyalty is the range of device types that customers actively use. This MetaFAQs details the device-type penetration of Samsung and Apple’s smartphones, PCs, and tablets within each of their respective core bases in 2020 in the US, UK, Germany, and China.

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Samsung and Apple’s core penetration [MetaFAQs]

Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, April 21, 2021

How does Apple’s and Samsung’s brand footprint vary by country? What share of online adults are using a smartphone, PC, or tablet from either Apple or Samsung? This MetaFAQs details the market penetration of Samsung and Apple’s core products – smartphones, PCs, or tablets – in 2020 in the US, UK, Germany, and China.

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Mac and iPhone market penetration among iPad users [MetaFAQs]

Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, March 29, 2021 

Are Apple’s Macs and iPhones more deeply penetrated among users of iPads? This MetaFAQs details the market penetration of Apple Macs and iPhones among Apple iPad users and all online adults in the US, UK, Germany, and Japan. 

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Indexing 

TUP Lenses: Tablets, Devices, Technology Ecosystems 

Tags: Tablets, Apple, Google, Android, iPad, iPhone, Smartphones, Mac, PCs, Ecosystems 

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US adult voice assistant/speaker users by brand platform and number of Apple devices [MetaFAQs]

Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, March 17, 2021

Voice assistants Apple Siri, Google Assistant, and Amazon Alexa can be used on various devices. This MetaFAQs reports on the number of adults in the US who actively use a voice assistant on a smartphone, tablet, or PC, or use a voice-enabled speaker from Apple, Google, or Amazon. This is split by the voice assistant platform’s brand and the number of Apple devices they use – spanning iPhones, iPads, Macs, Watches, Apple TV set-top boxes, or HomePods. There are two charts – one with the millions of Americans and another with the percentage within each voice assistant platform.

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