We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
80,259 News Articles

Samsung Galaxy S2 is 'UK's favourite smartphone'

Beats Apple iPhone in HTC-dominated chart

According to online comparison and switching service uSwitch the Samsung Galaxy S2 is the most popular phone in the United Kingdom, beating even Apple's iconic Apple iPhone 4 handset for the second consecutive month. See also Samsung Galaxy S3 review.

Based on uSwitch's own sales data HTC makes six of the top 10 most popular mobile phones across the UK, but can't dislodge Samsung and Apple from the top two spots. The BlackBerry Curve and Samsung Galaxy S round out the list, which reads thus:

  1. Samsung Galaxy S2
  2. Apple iPhone 4
  3. HTC Sensation
  4. HTC Desire
  5. BlackBerry Curve 8520
  6. Samsung Galaxy S
  7. HTC Wildfire
  8. HTC Desire S
  9. HTC Wildfire S
  10. HTC Desire HD

Responding to the figures, Ernest Doku of uSwitch said: "Samsung can’t rest on its laurels though. The influx of feature-rich phones like the HTC EVO 3D and LG Optimus 3D, both introducing a unique glasses-free 3D viewing experience, could seriously shake things up this summer." Visit Samsung Galaxy S3 launch: as it happened.

He predicted that the launch of the Apple iPhone 5 - expected in September or October - would shake things up further. See PC Advisor's own 'Group test: what's the best smartphone?' for our editors' take on the greatest handsets around. Go to Samsung Galaxy S3 specs and pictures.


IDG UK Sites

Best Christmas 2014 UK tech deals, Boxing Day 2014 UK tech deals & January sales 2015 UK tech...

IDG UK Sites

Apple's 2014 highlights: the most significant Apple news of 2014

IDG UK Sites

2015 creative trends: 20 leading designers & artists reveal the biggest influences & changes coming)......

IDG UK Sites

Ultimate iOS 8 Tips: 35 awesome and advanced tips for using iOS 8 on iPhone and iPad