After posting Y/Y share gains in the U.S. for much of calendar Q4, the iPhone's (AAPL -3.2%)...

|By:, SA News Editor

After posting Y/Y share gains in the U.S. for much of calendar Q4, the iPhone's (AAPL -3.2%) U.S. share fell 350 bps Y/Y to 43.5% in the 3 months ending February, per Kantar Comtech. Android (GOOG +1%) claimed 51.2% of the market, up 580 bps Y/Y. In "Urban China," the December iPhone 5 launch helped the iPhone's share rise to 25.8%; Android's share is at 68.7%. Windows Phone (MSFT -0.1%) is making slow-but-steady progress (previous): its share is now at 4.1% in the U.S., 6.7% in the U.K., 6.8% in Germany, and 13.1% in Italy.