Statistics show that 33.9% of sales of smartphones in Australia, for the three months to August 2017, were Apple iOS. Android still leads at 66.5%.¬†That 66.5% is made up of numerous brands in which Samsung is the leader. While we don’t have official statistics for iOS¬†and Android in the legal industry, our best¬†sources lead us to¬†speculate that it is the reverse of the overall market, i.e. legal industry two thirds Apple iOS and one third Android. Amongst lawyers it could be as high as 80% iOS.¬†

Australia overall: source

Therefore, when a new iPhone is launched, it is a technologically significant event for the vast majority of Australian lawyers. To help lawyers make the decision between buying an iPhone 8 and iPhone X, we sought out US-based Marques Brownlee for his input: