comScore: Android Tops 52 Percent Of US Smartphone Share, Samsung Tops Handset Manufacturer

Posted on Sep 5 2012 - 5:47am by Editorial Staff

According to comScore, the key trends in the U.S. mobile phone industry during the three month average period ending July 2012. The study which comes with the result of 30,000 US mobile subscribers surveyed found Samsung to be the top handset manufacturer overall with 25.6 percent market share, while Google Android leads among smartphone platforms, accounting for 52.2 percent of smartphone subscribers, while Apple secured 33.4 percent.

For the OEMs, Samsung top OEM with 25.6 percent of US mobile subscribers, followed by LG with 18.4 percent share. Apple ranked third with 16.3 percent of mobile subscribers (up 1.9 percentage points), followed by Motorola with 11.2 percent and HTC with 6.4 percent (up 0.4 percentage points).

For smartphone platforms, Google Android ranked as the top smartphone platform with 52.2 percent market share (up 1.4 percentage points), while Apple’s share increased 2 percentage points to 33.4 percent. RIM ranked third with 9.5 percent share, followed by Microsoft (3.6 percent) and Symbian (0.8 percent).

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