Trending this month



September 18, 2011

HTC Top UK Mobile Handsets with 51% Marketshare


More than half of the Android phones in the UK are from HTC, according to the latest ComScore data, with HTC pushing Samsung into a distant second place. The Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has increased its share of the British smartphone market to 20n percent.HTC takes the first place  with a whopping 50.9 per cent of the market, with Samsung on 21.6 per cent.

Top 3 Handset Marketshare in United Kingdom
  • HTC is no 1 with 50.9% marketshare 
  • Samsung  is    a distant no 2 ,  and  trails  HTC by two times with 21.6% marketshare
  • Sony Ericsson is no 3 at 14.2%
  • LG has a 3.5%
  • Motorola 2.1%

Those above figures suggest that HTC has provided in excess of 3.2 million handsets in the UK, with Samsung on around 1.3 million and Sony Ericsson on 894,000. and  LG with around 220,000 and Moto on slightly over 132,000.

However in other EU Countries, France has Samsung holding top spot with 42.3 per cent of its market, and the Korean company is also top in Italy, Germany and Spain.

Almost 20 million Android handsets are being used in those countries (UK, Spain, France, Italy Germany), with the UK the biggest market with 6.3 million users.

HTC's market share in Britain was 15 percent in the first quarter, up from 7 percent a year earlier, according to research firm IDC.