Some smartphone sales data: 1) Kantar Comtech estimates the iPhone's (AAPL) smartphone share...

|By:, SA News Editor

Some smartphone sales data: 1) Kantar Comtech estimates the iPhone's (AAPL) smartphone share fell 500 bps Y/Y to 14.6% in the EU5 nations for the 12 weeks ending Aug. 5, but rose 840 bps to 35.2% in the U.S. Android's EU5 share is pegged at 67.1%, and its U.S. share at 55.9%. 2) comScore believes the iPhone now accounts for over 1/3 of U.S. smartphones in use. 3) Canaccord's checks indicate Samsung's Galaxy S III outsold the iPhone 4S at Verizon and Sprint (but not AT&T) in August, ahead of the iPhone 5 launch. (previous)