According to a report by ComScore Samsung has emerged as the top OEM followed by LG, Motorola and Apple. Samsung now controls more than quarter (25%) of the US smartphone market, LG is not behind and holds 19.7% of the market whereas Motorola enjoys 13.6% of the pie. Apple has stayed at around 12.8%.
Android has stayed the leading mobile opreating system and now inching towards 50% of the market share. Android now controls 48.6% of the market. Apple is far behind with 29.5% of the market.
Chart: U.S. Smartphone Platform Share Jan-2012Description: The number of U.S. smartphone subscribers surpassed the 100-million mark in January, up 13 percent since October to 101.3 million subscribers. Google Android ranked as the top smartphone platform with 48.6 percent market share (up 2.3 percentage points) followed by Apple with 29.5 percent market share (up 1.4 percentage points). RIM ranked third with 15.2 percent share, followed by Microsoft (4.4 percent) and Symbian (1.5 percent).Source : comScore MobiLens, Subscribers Age: 13+, 3 Mo. Avg. Ending Jan-2012Tags: smartphoneAuthor: comScore, Inc.charts powered by iCharts
RIM, as usual, contrinues to lose the market share and has shrunk to 15.2%. Another loser is Microsoft, which continues to lose the makert. Microsoft now holds less than 5% of the US smartphone market.
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