Samsung Leads Dutch's Smartphone Market

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A report released by Telecompaper reveals that Samsung mobiles dominate the smartphone market in Netherlands.

In Netherlands, the use of smartphone is growing and 72% of Dutch mobile phone users had a smartphone in the third quarter of 2013, up from 56% in the third quarter of 2012, the report says.

Samsung’s share rose to 47% in the third-quarter 2013 in Dutch smartphone market, compared to 42% in the third quarter of 2012. In the feature phone market, Samsung is the number one brand with a 41% share, according to Telecompaper’s report Dutch Smartphone User Q3 2013.

Samsung Galaxy S3

Android’s share of the market represents 69% of Dutch smartphone users, while Apple’s iOS increased to 22% of the market. Hi and Vodafone have the highest percentage of smartphone users in their customer bases, the report says.

The report is based on the responses of nearly 20,000 participants in the Telecompaper Consumer Panel during the period from July 2013 through September 2013.