comScore has released its latest report on the smartphone industry market share in the United States, this time for May 2014. The new info shows that the leading smartphone OEM in the US continues to be Apple, with 41.9 percent of subscribers in May, up from 41.2 percent in February,
ComScore has released data for smartphone industry market share in the United States for April 2014. According to the data, Apple is the leading smartphone manufacturer with command of 41.4 percent of the market share while Google leads the platform market with its Android OS with 52.5 percent of the market. As to the most used smartphone app? Facebook ranks at the top.
The new U.S. smartphone market share numbers for February 2014 from comScore show Android made a slight gain since last November. Android grew from 51.9 percent to 52.1, while Apple gained 0.1 percentage points to hit 41.3 percent. BlackBerry saw a dip, while Microsoft climbed ever so slightly to hit 3.4 percent market share.
NPD and comScore recently released quarterly research figures over the last few days which suggested that Android was beating out iPhone in the U.S., but some digging into the numbers are showing that might not be the case.
comScore released their first quarter 2012 U.S. mobile market share numbers recently, and though Apple has had a solid climb to 14% market share, LG is still ahead with 19.3% and Samsung claims 26%. The gap in smartphone platform market share with Android is widening, as Google's mobile OS snags 51%, and iOS sits at 30.7%.
comScore's recent survey data reveals that Apple now has 13.5% of the U.S. mobile market (i.e. not just smartphones). Combined with Motorola's drop to 12.8% market share, that puts iPhone in third place behind LG (with 19.4%) and Samsung (25.6%).