04 January, 2013

Apple Rules the Roast, but till when

According to sales data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, the iPhone now has 53% of the U.S. smartphone market, its highest ever share of the market, up from just 37% a year ago. Android is at 42%, down from 53% a year ago.

But, it's not all good news for Apple. In the five big European countries — England, Germany, France, Italy, and Spain — Android took 61% of the market, up from 52% a year ago. Apple picked up a few points of share, but not as many as Android.

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