Of the top 5 handset manufacturers in the U.S., only Apple has shown growth since June
0. phoneArena 05 Nov 2011, 00:31 posted on
According to research firm comScore. the percentage of smartphone equipped Americans using the Apple iPhone during the 3 month period ending in September rose 1.3% to reach 10.2% of the U.S. market; that is the first time in history that the device had a better than 10% share of smartphone users in the States...
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2. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)
LG has 20.6% of the smartphone market in the U.S.?? That cannot be correct...
3. TerryCrowley (Posts: 194; Member since: 31 Jul 2011)
The mid-range Optimus S line-up which has been released to pretty much every single carrier adds up.
7. Commentator (Posts: 3669; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)
Yeah, the graph measures Smartphone and Non-smartphone growth. If the editors had actually bothered reading the chart I'm sure this article would never have even been written... Also, if it did measure just smartphones HTC would definitely be on there.
9. Commentator (Posts: 3669; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)
It's been changed from "smartphone" to "handset" now, which is much more believable.
14. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)
Yea seems like the writer doesn't understand the article he's writing about. He says majority of people don't browse the web. Well majority of people don't have smartphones.
17. dunyfunny (Posts: 20; Member since: 05 Nov 2011)
This may be true with feature or dumb phones but I think you are right.
this does not include HTC. where is HTC? also where is sony ericsson, right?
4. warlockz (Posts: 156; Member since: 10 Oct 2011)
Comscore also understated the amount of people who visit yahoo by a billion.
5. Mehha (Posts: 26; Member since: 25 May 2011)
I loved the display picture of this post :)
Could anyone please tell me from where i can get it in high resolution?
Between, happy for Apple :)
6. Commentator (Posts: 3669; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)
Misleading title. The chart shows growth/loss in both "Smartphone & Non-smartphone." Samsung's 0.0 growth doesn't necessarily mean its smartphone market hasn't grown, it could (and probably does) mean that its feature phone market has decline while its smart phone market has increased. I advise the writer to read the parameters of the chart first, as Alan F. also writes that Samsung controls 25.2% of the "smartphone market" which isn't true at all.
8. Commentator (Posts: 3669; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)
Thanks for changing the title, now my previous comment will probably get like 50 dislikes :P
10. gallitoking (Posts: 4718; Member since: 17 May 2011)
hmmmm to me sounds about right.... expect something similar the following months...
13. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)
This is all phones not just smartphones
12. taco50 (banned) (Posts: 5506; Member since: 08 Oct 2009)
Apple continues to amaze. They had growth with a phone over 1 yr old. Gallito get ready for an explosion with the best iPhone yet. Siri will become a household name and Apple's market share will go up.
16. Jobes (Posts: 364; Member since: 27 Oct 2011)
Lolololol.. you remind me of a schoolgirl who has a crush on someone who will never notice them. Keep saving your money Taco so that way when you ACTUALLY get an iphone 4s you can just cuddle with it all night..
18. dunyfunny (Posts: 20; Member since: 05 Nov 2011)
absolutely wrong research and data! where is htc and sony ericsson?
20. 530gemini (Posts: 2198; Member since: 09 Sep 2010)
The iphone's figures would even be more amazing in Q4 with the ip4S.