Android continues to pick up market share in the U.S.

Android continues to pick up market share in the U.S.
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.

source: comScore

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