Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 14th Jul 2012 00:04 UTC
In the News A fascinating difference in smartphone buying behaviour got highlighted today. In the US, Apple has double the market share of its nearest competitor, Samsung. However, in The Netherlands, the swamp I call home, the situation is completely reversed; Apple sits at 10% of the smartphone market, Samsung at 19.6%. Is this indicative of Europe as a whole? Could German, French, Polish, British, Spanish, Italian, etc. readers give local information from their own countries? I'm intrigued.
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by madgabz on Sat 14th Jul 2012 07:56 UTC
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Denmark, a first mover-country in world/Europe, we usually get used as tryout-country before anyone else, because demographics shows us as a very average people, but small, avoiding big disasters when entering new products on world scene.

A recent survey (Gallup, Denmark) shows that Apple has has 37% share of smartphone market. Smartphone penetration is up to 2.1 million people from 1.2 yesteryear (we're app. 5.5 mill pop).

Sidenote: Tablet penetration is exploding in Denmark, 1/10 households have a tablet, mostly ipads!

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RE: Denmark
by zima on Thu 19th Jul 2012 17:57 in reply to "Denmark"
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How can "average" be the right with (almost) anything regarding Danish population? For example, (fun list overall) cites that you have the most equal income distribution and highest minimum wage (dirty socialists! ;) ), together with highest "E-readiness" and Satisfaction with Life Index (plus, at the bottom of that page, there are tables classifying populations in numerous other ways - Denmark being near the top in most of those, quite unusual)

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