Report: Android conquers UK market with 50.1% share

The latest smartphone sales data released by Kantar Worldpanel ComTech shows that Google's Android platform retained its the top position in the UK in the latest 12 weeks. According to the report, Android now has a 50.1 per cent share, up from 44.6 per cent a year ago. HTC and Samsung are dominating Android handset market sales, Kantar found, holding 86 per cent share between them. Dominic Sunnebo, global consumer insight director at Kantar, said: "With less than one week of sales, the HTC One X is already one of Britain's 10 best-selling smartphones over this period. The release of the Sony Xperia S and the announcement of the Samsung Galaxy S III have also added to a surge of interest from consumers looking for their next upgrade." Article

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