The latest figures from comScore have been released and based on the three month average ending in May, Android now has a 13% share of the U.S smartphone market, up from a 9% reading at the end of February. The top platform in the nation for smartphones belongs to RIM with a slightly lower 41.7% piece of the pie. After RIM's BlackBerry OS comes Apple. The latter company saw a 1% drop in its smartphone marketshare, followed by Android. Microsoft's Windows Mobile is next and nearly dropped 2% from the February average to its current reading of 13.2%. After Windows comes webOS with a 4.8% slice of the U.S. smartphone platform.
There has been changes in the top 5 U.S. smartphone manufacturers for the period ending in May. With a 22.4% market share, Samsung has jumped from 3rd to number one. LG remains second with 21.7% of the U.S. market and Motorola has dropped from being the leader to number 3 with a 21.2% slice of the smartphone pie. RIM and Nokia swapped positions from the February results with the latter company number 5 and the former number 4 in the new survey. What do most Americans do on their smartphone? Number one with a large lead over everything else is sending text messages to another phone.