Apple iOS takes lead over Android in US smartphone sales

Wednesday 28 November 2012 | 08:49 CET | News
Strong iPhone sales have driven iOS back to the top spot in the US smartphone market in the 12 weeks to 28 October, according to Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. Apple's operating system took a 48.1 percent share of US smartphone sales in the period, ahead of Android with 46.7 percent. Apple previously overtook Android in the US when it released its iPhone 4S and iOS retained its lead for three consecutive quarters. Kantar now expects iOS to beat its previous record of 49.3 percent within the next two periods. In Europe, Android kept its lead over iOS in the 12 weeks to 28 October, taking 73.9

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Companies: Apple / Google / Microsoft / Nokia / Research In Motion / Samsung
Countries: Europe / United States
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