Data indicates that Android picked up global market share from iOS last month
According to NetMarketShare, Android's global market share was 53.54% last month. That was up sequentially from August's 52.14%. At the beginning of this year, Android has 47.45% of the world-wide smartphone market.
For iOS, September was the worst month since April. Apple finished September with a 38.58% slice of the global smartphone pie. That was down from the previous month's figure of 40.82%.
Windows Phone also lost ground in September. The market share of handsets using Microsoft's mobile OS declined from August's 2.60%, to 2.48% in September. The new Windows 10 Mobile OS is expected to rollout sometime this quarter.
source: NetMarketData (subscription req'd) via BGR