US smartphone trends- iPhone top phone, Android top platform

17/06/2013

Apple and Samsung continue to grow their share in the smartphone market in the US, according to new data.

The study, from the comScore MobiLens service, reports key trends in the U.S. smartphone industry during the three month average period ending April 2013.

Apple ranked as the top smartphone manufacturer with 39 percent OEM market share, while Google Android led as the #1 smartphone platform with 52 percent platform market share.

Smartphone OEM Market Share

138.5 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones (58 percent mobile market penetration) during the three months ending in April, up 7 percent since January. Apple ranked as the top OEM with 39.2 percent of U.S. smartphone subscribers (up 1.4 percentage points from January). Samsung ranked second with 22 percent market share (up 0.6 percentage points), followed by HTC with 8.9 percent, Motorola with 8.3 percent and LG with 6.7 percent.

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Smartphone Platform Market Share

Google Android ranked as the top smartphone platform with 52 percent market share, while Apple’s share increased 1.4 percentage points to 39.2 percent. BlackBerry ranked third with 5.1 percent share, followed by Microsoft (3 percent) and Symbian (0.5 percent).

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www.comscore.com/companyinfo.

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