The latest smartphone sales data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, for the three months to August 2013, shows Windows Phone has posted its highest ever sales share of 9.2% across the five major European markets* and is now within one percentage point of iOS in Germany. Android remains the top operating system across Europe with a 70.1% market share, but its dominant position is increasingly threatened as growth trails behind both Windows and iOS.
Good news for Microsoft – bad news for Apple. Of course, we’ll have to see how the iPhone 5S and 5C affect these numbers.
One percent? Even Linux desktops are more popular.