Which Phone OS Is Most Popular?

Which mobile operating system is the most widely used?

Android

Windows 7 is the most popular operating system for desktop and laptop computers. Android is the most popular smartphone operating system. iOS is the most popular tablet operating system. Variants of Linux are most widely used in the Internet of things and smart devices.

Worldwide, all those companies making Android phones sell a lot more units than Apple sells of the iPhone, says IDC. In the fourth quarter of 2012, Android had more than 70 percent share, vs. 21 percent for the iPhone.

Sorry Windows, Android Is the World’s Most Popular OS. Android is now the top OS in terms of total internet usage across desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile combined, according to StatCounter with 37.93 percent of the worldwide OS market, just ahead of Windows, which has 37.91 percent.