Apteligent has introduced a new global device directory of Android and iOS devices by geography. The new service is calculated from over 8 billion app launches with data from over 175 countries offering information such as global device/OS adoption trends and app performance stats.
The company has tracked more than 300 terabytes of data per month over the past 3 years to create a comprehensive resource for mobile device adoption data. OEMs often offer different handsets for different regions, including differing hardware components that can affect the behavior of apps running on those devices. The directory provides mobile developers and quality engineers with the ability to understand which devices are important and what operating system versions are popular, in order to gauge how much to invest in developing new hardware and software configurations.