Analyst Kantar has pulled its latest set of numbers out of the bag, revealing the makeup of the European smartphone sales scene for the three months to the end of March 2014. It shows that Android was its usual super-dominant self, with Google OS mobiles accounting for 70.7% of all smartphone sales. Apple was in second place, way back on 19.2%, with Microsoft’s Windows Phone system taking 8.1% of sales.
Our mental arithmetic calculates there’s at most 2% left for BlackBerry. Here are some Android phones lining up to be counted:
Six… seven. In terms of the UK, Kantar says 88% of all mobile phones sold here during the quarter were “smart” models, so everyone’s nearly made the switch from buttons to touch. Read more at Kantar.