Kantar: Android Takes 65% Of Sales Across Major Markets; Windows Phone Grows By Tapping Dumbphone Users

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http://techcrunch.com – The latest smartphone sales figures are out today from Kantar WorldPanel Comtech, and in case you needed one more metric to underscore the topline trend that’s been the case for years, the WPP market-research analysts are giving it to you: led by Samsung, Android accounted for 65% of all smartphone sales in the nine influential smartphone markets in the world (UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, USA, Australia, China, Mexico) for the 12-week period to the end of July. Apple, meanwhile, is an increasingly mixed picture, with shares as low as 6% in one country, Spain, and as high as 43% i (IT news)