Windows Phone (MSFT) grew its smartphone share within the EU5 economies to 5.4% in 12 weeks...

|By:, SA News Editor

Windows Phone (MSFT) grew its smartphone share within the EU5 economies to 5.4% in 12 weeks ending Dec. 23, per Kantar Comtech. Italy was a strong point (13.9% share), and Germany a weak point (2.6%). The iPhone (AAPL) made up 51.2% of U.S. sales (up 630 bps Y/Y) and 66.2% of Japanese sales, but its EU5 share was barely changed at 25.6%, while Android (GOOG) rose 1020 bps to 61.1%. The iPhone's share of "Urban China" is pegged at 21.9%, and Android's at 72.5%. (tables - PDF) (12 weeks ending Oct. 28)