Android's share of the UK smartphone market soars, while Apple's shrinks

Android is on the up while Apple suffers slippage in the UK smartphone market, according to new figures. It seems that despite Apple's loyal and enthusiastic fanbase, Brits can't get enough of Android handsets.

Sales of handsets running Google's Android OS saw massive growth between the first and second quarters of this year in the UK. According to figures compiled by German market analysts GfK, around one in every eight contract handsets sold between April and June were Android - that's compared to one in 33 for the first quarter of the year.

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TechZilla3276d ago

Android isnt messing about.