September 30 marked the end of Q3 2012 for a lot of companies, but it also marked the end of the quarter for a lot of analytics firms as well. One of these firms is Kantar Worldpanel ComTech
, and today it delivered its report on the smartphone market as its stands at the end of Q3. It seems that Android
has a worthy competitor in the iPhone 5
, and even though there isn't a threat of Android losing its massive market share lead anytime soon, Apple's newest handset did manage to put a dent in Android's growth in the US and UK.