But those stats can also be divided up many other ways such as by region, or mobile platform and even by device. Globally, Android devices had 45% of the mobile ad market share in the third quarter, followed by 37% for iOS and 6% for BlackBerry. Windows Phone held just .5% of the market. In North America, Android's lead over iOS was even wider as Google's open source OS captured 56% of the mobile ad market compared to 31% for iOS. In Asia, though, Android had 43% of the mobile ad market compared to 40% for iOS, And in South America and Africa, iOS was the leader in mobile ad impressions. In the former, 37% of mobile ad impressions were viewed over an iOS device compared to 32% on Android while in the latter country the figures were 29% to 16% in favor of iOS over Android.`
Globally, the Apple iPhone was the top handset for receiving ad impressions with 29.3% of the market. The next highest scoring handset was the Samsung Galaxy S II with a 4.6% share. And though it had just been launched before the third quarter, the Samsung Galaxy S III was an impressive sixth in the global ratings with a 1.4% market share. The Apple iPad dominated the tablet sector with a whopping 63% of all mobile ad impressions. The Apple iPhone and Apple iPad dominated the top spot for handsets and tablets respectively, throughout all of the regions.
source: Adfonic via PaidContent