According to a recent report by Kantar Worldpanel, Google’s Android OS has become even more popular in the UK and now accounts for a 52.5 percent share of the UK smartphone market, this is for the12 week period to the 11th of May, and has increased from 48.3 percent for the same period the previous year.
Android is also becoming more popular in Europe, and according to the report Android now has a 60 percent share of the smartphone market for the biggest five European countries, this has increased from 38.8 percent for the same period last year.
In the UK Samsung seems to be the most popular Android manufacturer, grabbing a 56 percent share of Android smartphone sales, in second place is HTC with 26 percent of the UK Android smartphone market.
These figures do not take into account Samsung’s new Galaxy S III smartphone, which are bound to help Samsung maintain the lead in the Android handset market in the UK.
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