Report: iPhone still dominates in UK but Samsung, HTC are hot on its heels

Almost half of UK mobile users (47 per cent) now own a smartphone, according to latest research from YouGov's Technology and Telecoms team. The research organisation said Apple's iPhone leads the way with close to 30 per cent share of the smartphone market, while research In Motion's BlackBerry has steadily lost share over the past two years (17 per cent). Samsung and HTC, meanwhile, have gained popularity though, representing clear threats to Apple's dominance in the market, increasing their shares to 20 per cent and 17 per cent respectively. Release