HTC Desire now most popular smartphone in UK

  • Abundance of ‘free’ smartphones pushes Apple’s iPhone down to sixth place in new mobile tracker
  • HTC hat trick: HTC Desire remains nation’s favourite while Desire HD comes second and Wildfire takes third place
  • Android attack: 50% of phones in Top 10  now  run off  Google  Android operating system.

We already know Android rocks! And now we have another example to prove that. According to comparison site uSwitch’s Mobile Tracker, four of the five UK’s favourite smartphones are Android powered.

HTC Desire in the UK’s most preferred smartphone, narrowly followed by the HTC Desire HD and the HTC Wildfire. And Samsung’s Galaxy S takes the final position in the UK’s top five favourite handsets.

“Android phones have well and truly pipped Apple to the post. But, with just a couple of months until Apple is expected to give details of its next offering, it’s almost a dead cert that they will soon lead the way again in the race for smartphone dominance,” Ernest Doku, technology expert at

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