Report: Smartphones make 41.6% of total mobile handsets in Jordan

3 Aug, 2011

A new survey by the Arab Advisor Group reveals that 41.6% of mobile handsets in Jordan are Smart phones with Symbian leading with 62% share of smartphones operating systems. iOS and Blackberry share the second place while Android came in third. Smartphone users also prefer the English language for their applications.

The survey revealed that in Jordan 95.8% and 87.5% of iPhone and Blackberry users, respectively, reported using applications through their smartphones, while 57% of Symbian smartphone users use applications. 91.4% of those who use applications prefer the applications in the English language, where only 8.2% of the respondents prefer the Arabic language.

The Arab Advisors Group said it will conduct two other similar surveys in the UAE and Saudi Arabia in the coming 3-4 months.

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