Apple's iOS closes the gap with Android in the U.S.

Apple's iOS closes the gap with Android in the U.S.
The latest data from comScore has been released and it shows that for the three months ended in January, Apple had a superlative period and even increased its lead over Samsung in the U.S. where Apple had a 37.8% share of the smartphone market, up from 34.3% in October. Samsung trails with a 21.4% slice of the smartphone pie in the States for the three months ended in January. HTC, Motorola and LG round out the top five with only LG showing a slight gain over the period from October's number.

Apple's iOS also made up some ground on Android in the U.S. platform wars. With a 52.3% share of the U.S. smartphone OS market, Google's lead over iOS has dropped by 4.8 percentage points. Apple's mobile OS picked up 3.5 percentage points to 37.8% over the period, while Android slipped by 1.3 percentage points. While finishing third, it was a rough three month period for BlackBerry, which dropped 1.9 percentage points to 5.9%. Windows and Symbian finished fourth and fifth, each losing a negligible amount of market share to control 3.1% and .5% respectively.

source: comScore via AppleInsider


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