iPhones Top Seller In U.S., Japan; Android (Read: Samsung) Winning Everywhere Else; Windows Phone Growing Most In Europe: Kantar

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http://techcrunch.com – Android smartphones, led by Samsung, were the overall winner in the crucial holiday sales period at the end of last year, although Apple’s iPhone continues to shine in the U.S. as well as Japan, according to the latest numbers out from Kantar Worldpanel Comtech, a division of WPP that tracks handset sales in a number of key markets over a rolling, 12-week period. It also found that while handsets built on Microsoft’s Windows Phone OS continue to struggle in important markets like the U.S. and China, they are showing small signs of growth in Europe — although we’re still (IT news)