DeviceAtlas, a web analysts company has come with a comprehensive report and documentation of mobile smartphone usage from second quarter (Q2) of 2017. The reports sees Snapdragon 410 chipset as the most popularly used smartphone chipset, just ahead of the likes A7 and A9 from Apple.
There are also some other reports that were posted by the company which were about RAM, Dual SIM and year-release popularity around the world.
From the analysts, Qualcomm chips are the most popular in the Android market. The San Diego based company is a pacesetter in advanced markets like Japan, the United States, the United Kingdom and continental Europe.
Growing markets like india, egypt and colombia have double-digit usage of mediatek chips, and the Chinese dealer is leader with over 35% in Nigeria, powering devices like Tecno Spark and Infinix S2 Pro. The story is the same for the GPU distribution, developed markets have better numbers for PowerVR devices, mostly utilized by apple on their iPhones. Russia, Poland, and South Africa have among 25% and 40% proportion of Mali GPUs.
An interesting statistic is the RAM trend. Despite the fact that we already have more than a dozen 8GB RAM telephones inside the market, devices with simply 500MB reminiscence are nevertheless extensively used in Colombia, Nigeria, Russia, Brazil, Egypt and Argentina.
DeviceAtlas also analyzed the usage of dual SIM phones. More than two-thirds of the phones in India have support for two SIM cards while the USA is on the other side of the spectrum with just 4.1%. According to the analysts, most prominent phones are built in 2015 and devices from 2012 are still more popular than phones from 2017 (like Oukitel U20 Plus and some other oukitel phones). Going in detail, Samsung Galaxy S7 is currently the most used Android phone. You can check out the full report by following the link in the beginning sentence of this paragraph – there plenty of other interesting numbers in there.