Android gains 60% of the European smartphone OS market

Google's Android operating system continues to gain attraction in Europe with its market share growing from 38.8 per cent in May 2011 to 60 per cent in May 2012, according to a report from Kantar Worldpanel. Dominic Sunnebo, global consumer insight director for Kantar, said: "There was a period towards the start of this year where Android's share began to flatline. However, in the past few months, we have seen a surge in sales, particularly in Spain and Germany." Article