Android phone sales up 350% this year in UK

27/07/2010

UK sales of Android phones have more than tripled since the start of 2010, with one in 10 new contract handsets now running Google's mobile OS.

Figures from GfK show that Android's share of the UK's mobile contract market rose from 3% to 13.2% from Q1-Q2 this year.

27/07/2010

While contract market sales increased by less than 1% during this period, sales of Android phones were up 350%.

Overall smartphone sales across all platforms continue to rise in the UK. Data for June 2010 shows that mobile phones running advanced operating systems now represent 73.5% of the total mobile contract market in the UK.

GfK: http://www.gfkrt.com

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