The figures, which compile smartphone sales for the last 12 weeks ended October 2, paint a pretty stark picture showing which platform is benefiting most from the growth in smartphone usage by consumers.
Taking the markets of Australia, Brazil, Germany, Great Britain, France, Italy, Spain and the U.S., the Android platform grew its share of smartphone sales anywhere between 19.3 percent and 50.4 percent).
Spain took the crown for the biggest amount of Android growth at 50.4 percent. Android Was The Only OS That Grew
Just under half of the U.K. population now owns a smartphone, and Google's mobile operating system Android is powering half of those those being sold, followed by RIM's BlackBerry models with 22.5% and Apple's iPhone at 18.5 percent, for example. Android grows share