The latest data from research firm comScore shows that Apple remains the top smartphone OEM in the US, with a 41.3% share in January 2015.
Samsung remains in second among smartphone OEMs in the US with 29.3%. LG is third with 8% percent, followed by Motorola at 5.2% and HTC at 3.8%. iOS is still the number two smartphone platform, but it saw its US market share fall from 41.9% to 41.3% from October 2014 to January 2015. Android remains at number one with 53.2% in January, up from 52.3% compared to October 2014, according to comScore's stats. Windows Phone is third, going up slightly from 3.5% in October to 3.6% in January. BlackBerry is fourth and saw its share drop from 2.1% to 1.8%. Symbian is fifth, remaining the same at just 0.1%
184 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones in January, up by 4% compared to October, according to comScore. Facebook, YouTube, Google Play, Google Search, Facebook Messenger, Google Maps, Pandora Radio, Gmail, Instagram, and Amazon Mobile were the top 10 smartphone apps used by U.S. residents in January.