HTC control more than half of the UK Android market

HTC control more than half of the UK Android market

“HTC out do Samsung to be UK’s most popular Android handset manufacturer

Taiwanese handset manufacturer HTC currently dominates the UK Android market with 51 per cent of all British-based Google powered smartphones coming from the Desire and Sensation creator, new figures have revealed.

The new data, which comes courtesy of a recent ComScore MobiLens study, has revealed that of the 6.3 million Android handsets currently doing the rounds in the UK a staggering 50.9 per cent of these are HTC branded.

Despite the success of its Galaxy range Samsung is a distant second in the UK sector with a 21.6 per cent share of the Android market with Sony Ericsson rocking up third with a 14.2 per cent share. LG and Motorola take bit part role with 3.5 per cent and 2.1 per cent shares respectively.”

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