Android already surpasses to Apple and it is placed in the second put between UNDER for ‘ smartphones’ in the main European markets. HTC and Samsung are the manufacturers who more ‘ smartphones’ they distribute and Spain is the second country in the zone with greater amount of users of intelligent telephones. ComScore MobiLens I realise a study that analyzes the tendencies of growth of plataformGoogle Android through the five main European markets: France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom, known like the EU5. According to the average of the trimester finished in 2011 July, in all the EU5 they declared to use ‘ smartphones’ 88,4 million users, a 44 percent more with respect to the previous year. Spain is the second country with greater percentage of users of ‘ smartphones’ , with a quota of the 43.2 percent, being placed in first United Kingdom position. The data show that Android has eaten to the apple, being placed in front of the company of Cupertino. The operating system of Google showed the fastest growth between platforms of ‘ smartphones’ in this period, increasing its quota of market of 6 to 22.3 percentage points. The growth of Android in the last year surpasses therefore to the one of all the other platforms by a significant margin of up to 32 points with respect to Symbian, leader of the table with a 37.8 percent of quota.
The data emphasize if the percentage of 2010 consider, when Apple surpassed with a 19 percent of quota to the 6 percent of Android. The unique platforms that lost quota were Symbian and Microsoft, that respectively diminished a 16.1 and 4.8 percent. ” Thanks to a great extent to the increasing popularity of the platform of Google, the use of ‘ smartphones’ significativo” has undergone a growth; , the vice-president of Europe for Moving body of comScore declared, Jeremy Copp. In July of 2011, 19.7 million users of ‘ smartphone’ of the five countries they used terminals of Android, obtaining the greater number in the United Kingdom (6.3 million), followed by France (4.5 million) and Germany (4 million). In these zones, HTC most of owns the market of Android with the 34.6 percent, being placed next Samsung with a 31.7 percent. On the other hand, HTC and Samsung are the main manufacturers of Android. HTC reached the greater quota of market with a 34.6 percent of all the used Android devices in all the region, followed close by Samsung with a 31.7 percent. In the United Kingdom, HTC represented more of the 50 percent of the devices Android in use, a percentage ” significantly greater than in others pases” , it explains the study.
Meanwhile, Samsung less than occupied the second place of Android in this country, representing half of the quota of HTC (21.6 percent). Nevertheless, between the other members of the EU5, Samsung was placed at the top of the Android devices with a quota of 42.3 percent in France and more of the 30 percent in Germany, Italy and Spain. The activity that less carries out the users of intelligent telephones of the five countries, between the analyzed ones, is to accede a the news (12 percent), followed of access social networks or blogs (15.3 percent).