Analyst Kantar Worldpanel has released its latest set of data covering the UK’s smartphone OS sales situation, showing that the Android user percentage continues to rise over here, with Google’s OS now powering well over half of all smartphones sold in the UK.
The numbers, for the three months ending in November of 2013, show that Apple’s iOS smartphone share is down as a result of Android’s continuing explosion, and…
…in a rather embarrassing development for BlackBerry, Microsoft’s Windows Phone has blown past it to take third place in the smartphone OS market share war, doubling WP’s share in the space of a year to take a newly respectable 10 per cent of all smartphone sales in the UK.
Meanwhile, Kantar says 86% of all mobiles sold during that three month period were “smart” models. Read more over at Kantar.