This Christmas we all got plenty of smartphones and tablets and analytics firm Flurry estimates that 17.4 million iOS and Android devices were activated on Christmas Day. That’s a 330% increase from the average of the twenty days from December 1-20 which saw a daily total of 4 million iOS and Android devices get hooked up.
Tablets had a great Christmas. From December 1-20, only 2 out of each 10 Android and iOS device activated was a tablet. On December 25th, slightly more than 5 out of 10 of the iOS and Android devices activated was a tablet. The actual marketshare for tablets on Christmas Day was 51%.
Many of us spent Christmas Day downloading apps on our new phone or tablet. The average number of apps downloaded on iOS and Android devices from December 1-20 was 155 million a day. On December 25th, that number jumped to 328 million for an increase of 112%. It has been a great season for both iOS and Android.
Source Phone Arena
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