Research firm Kantar Worldpanel Comtech‘s latest figures on smartphone sales reveal that Google’s Android is hoovering up market share in key European markets. According to its figures, Android accounted for 67.1% of smartphones sold in the UK, Germany, France, Italy and Spain in the 12 weeks to 5 August 2012, up from 52.2% in the same period in 2011. Apple’s iOS increased slightly from 23.3% to 23.7% in that time, as did Windows Phone (3.5% to 4.8%). Meanwhile, BlackBerry continues to struggle, with its market share of new sales sliding from 8.2% to 3.8% in the last year. Kantar notes that 29% of the Android phones sold in the last 12 weeks had screens bigger than 4.5 inches, which it says makes people more likely to watch videos. Good news for Vevo…

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