Report: European smartphone uptake outpaces US

Smartphone penetration across the UK, France, Italy, Spain and Germany (collectively known as the EU5) outpaced the United States in the three months ending October 2011, according to market research firm comScore. The company said that smartphone uptake in the EU5  reached 42 per cent, compared to 39 per cent in the United States. ComScore also said that Symbian remains the dominant operating system in the EU5 with 32 per cent market share, although Google's roid is closing in fast at 28 per cent for Android and Apple's iOS has 21 per cent.  Article

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