Android gains share in China, EU, Apple expands in US

Thursday 13 April 2017 | 15:55 CET | News
Google's Android OS continues to gain share in the smartphone market in urban China and the biggest European countries, while losing out to Apple in its home market. The latest smartphone OS data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech shows that Android's share in urban China in the three months ending February was greater than at any time in the previous year, accounting for 86.4 percent of smartphone sales compared to 77.1 percent in the same period a year earlier. Android's share also rose slightly in the top five EU markets, from 74.3 to 75.2 percent of smartphone sales, but declined three

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple / Google
Countries: World
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