The most up to date Mobility Index Report from Good Technology reveals that iOS raised its lead over Android in the venture market during the fourth quarter on the stamina of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. iOS accounted for 73 % of total activations throughout the three-month period finishing December, up from 69 % in the previous quarter and equal to the year-ago quarter.
Specifically, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus comprised 30 % of all activations throughout the 4th quarter, with the iPhone 6 to iPhone 6 Plus split being 77 % and 23 % respectively. Android activations went down from 29 % throughout the third quarter to 25 % in the fourth quarter, while both Windows Phone and all other mobile systems each represented a 1 % share of activations.
“Device adoption differs significantly between markets, with iOS devices outpacing Android in managed sectors such as legal (95 percent), public industry (82 percent) and economic services (81 percent). Android was more extensively taken on in markets with fewer regulative conformity limitations, such as advanced (45 percent), manufacturing (39 percent) and transport (35 percent).”
iOS and Android activations in the venture were led by smaller devices during the fourth quarter, with the iPhone 6 and Galaxy S4 Mini outpacing the iPhone 6 Plus and Galaxy S4 and Galaxy S5 specifically. The report adds that secure internet browser activations nearly tripled quarter-over-quarter and safe instant message activations expanded 900 % in 2014.