Mumbai based Indus OS, which makes regional focused operating systems for Smartphones is now ranking second when it comes to most used operating systems for Smartphone in India. Android is on Rank 1. This data is published by Counterpoint research and reported by Economic Times.
Android OS leads the Indian market with 83.8% market share and rank two goes to Indus OS with 5.6%, its higher then Apple's iOS (2.5%) and Microsoft Windows Phone OS which is at just 0.7%.
Xiaomi�s MIUI OS with is ranked at 3rd with 4.1% market share. Now comes the Cyanogen OS with Rank 4 with 2.8%, which is seen on Micromax subsidiary YU Televentures� handsets.
Every month Indus OS is adding more than half a million activation. The company had set a target of 100 million users in next 3 years. The Indus OS is seen on many Micromax smartphones and is available on more than 25 phone models. Indus OS is present on about 1.4 million of the 24.8 million Android OS sporting smartphones that were sold in the first quarter says the report.
Indus OS is the first Smartphone operating system to meet the real needs of the emerging market�s regional language speaking citizens through innovation, simplification and localization.
Some of the key features of Indus OS includes Swipe right to translate, Swipe left to transliterate. Indus OS is focused in creating a regional smartphone ecosystem through Innovation, Content & Simplification. The operating system is currently available in English & 12 languages (Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Odia, Assamese, Punjabi, Kannada, Gujarati, Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Marathi)