With the release of the iPhone 5, Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) has now surpassed Google's (NASDAQ:GOOG) Android phones in market share in the United States. And now that the iPhone 5 is on sale in China, with Apple announcing 2 million units sold over the first weekend the phone was available on the Chinese market, it looks clear that the phone will be a huge seller in that region as well. But if Apple is going to outperform the market, Motley Fool tech and telecom analyst Eric Bleeker says we need to be looking at Europe.

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