Symbian shockingly is still the most used smartphone mobile platform in Europe, followed by Android and iOS. A recent report by comScore compiled with data from France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom (known as EU5) shows that Symbian leads with a market share of 37.8, though its market share is falling at a very rapid pace. During the same period last year, it had a whopping market share of 53.9%.
Android has captured the second position among the smartphone platforms in Europe with a market share of 22.3%. Android has clocked a very impressive growth with its market share increasing by 16.2 percentage points over the same period last year. Apple’s iOS platform comes a close third with a market share of 20.3%. Apple’s share in the market has only increased by a paltry 1.2%.
When it comes to the share of Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) among Android smartphones, HTC is the number one with 34.6% share of the Android smartphones. Samsung stands at a close second with 31.7% share. Sony Ericsson, LG and Motorola take the next spots.