Apple narrows the gap with Android in the U.S. during the 3 months ended in April

Apple narrows the gap with Android in the U.S. during the 3 months ended in April
The latest data from comScore is in. Based on the average of the three months ended in April, iOS picked up some ground on Android in the U.S. smartphone market. During the three months, Google's open source OS averaged a market share of 52%, down .3% compared to the three month period ended in January. During that same time period, the U.S. market share for iOS rose 1.4% to 39.2% That means that Apple picked up 1.7 percentage points and now trails Android by 12.8pp. BlackBerry was third averaging a 5.1% share of the U.S.smartphone market after dropping .8 percentage points since its January average. That was followed by Microsoft's 3% slice of the U.S.smartphone pie and Symbian's .5% share.

Meanwhile, Apple remained the largest smartphone manufacturer in the U.S. according to the latest data. The iPhone maker had an average share of 39.2% for the three months ended in April, up 1.4pp from the 37.8% of the U.S. smartphone market it captured during the three months ended in January. With a 22% average share, Samsung was the next largest manufacturer of smartphones in the U.S. That was up from the 21.4% the Korean OEM earned for the three months ended in January. Despite a large .8% percentage point drop for the three months on average, Taiwan based HTC managed to hold on to third place in the states followed by Motorola (8.3%) and LG (6.7%).



source: comScore via AndroidCentral

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