Samsung Galaxy S III

It's been a good news kind of weekend for the Samsung Galaxy S III. Not only have we seen a five-pronged attack about to launch on the US market, but news from the UK puts the Galaxy S III at the top as the UK's most popular smartphone. And it's been on sale less than a week, which puts into perspective just how massive the latest Samsung flagship device is going to be. 

All this comes despite it only being widely available in only one color, and one storage size. Nevertheless, the latest results from the uSwitch Mobile Tracker sees Samsung reclaim the top spot from the white iPhone 4S, amid a storm of marketing, pre-orders and eventual sales this last week.

The iPhone finds itself in a full on Samsung sandwich too, with the predecessor to the Galaxy S III, the Galaxy S II still holding strong in third place. The Galaxy S II had been top of the tree in the UK for an incredible 11 consecutive months, before last month finally surrendering to the iPhone. Chances are that the impending arrival of its successor might have had a little something to do with it.

Taking a look further down the list, it's an all out Android onslaught. The HTC One X sits fourth, with the Samsung Galaxy Ace and Galaxy Note inhabiting positions five and six respectively.

The black iPhone 4S appears way down in seventh position, with the remaining HTC One devices, the One S and One V taking places eight and nine. Rounding out the top 10 is the Sony Xperia S. Interestingly enough given the apparent popularity of BlackBerry smartphones in the UK, especially with the younger crowd -- they really seem to be everywhere you look -- there is no mention of a single RIM handset in the Mobile Tracker's top ten. What it does do is reaffirm what we already know -- the UK loves some Android.

Source: uSwitch

 
There are 4 comments

adzrules says:

"The UK loves Android".

Yeah we do! :D

unglued94ta says:

Am I surprised that Samsung holds 4 out of the top 6 spots....NOPE! Great job Sammy. And even greater job UK.

NateBoii says:

not suprised, that galaxy s series is a beast. looks better than the one, too, that nice shine and awesome finish, with the shiny bezel. while the one is not really ugly, its just not as refined as gs3.
and it actually looks cheaper than s3. just my opinion though s3 does win.

tqmcguire says:

Are all the phones listed by color? Isn't it kinda weird that the iPhone 4S is listed by color? Are all the other phones only available in one color? I'm not familiar with the UK market but in the US we have 2 colors for the Note, for example. I believe the One X is available in white and grey in the UK, why is it not listed separately? Just odd.