Latest comScore data shows Samsung and Apple both adding to their U.S. market share

Latest comScore data shows Samsung and Apple both adding to their U.S. market share
The latest numbers from comScore, show that for the three months ended in May, iOS had 41.9% of the U.S. smartphone market. That was a gain of .6 percentage points from the three month average ended in February. Considering that Android's U.S. market share was flat over the same time period, it means that iOS has narrowed its gap with Android from 10.8 percentage points to 10.2 pp. Windows Phone was flat at 3.4%. And the .6 percentage point gain scored by iOS came totally at the expense of BlackBerry's U.S. market share. The latter saw it's May three month average market share in the states decline .6 pp to 2.3%

When it comes to handset manufacturers, however, Samsung managed to cut slightly into Apple's lead in the U.S. Samsung saw its average three month share of the U.S. smartphone market rise .8 percentage points from February to May. During that same time period, Apple added .6 percentage points to its leading U.S. market share. The iPhone manufacturer now has a 41.9% slice of the smartphone market in the states, compared with Samsung's 27.8% tally. LG was third, with a market share of 6.5% (down from 6.8% in February), followed by Motorola's 6.3% (flat from February) and HTC's 5.1% (down from 5.4% in February).

For the three months ended in May, 169 million Americans owned a smartphone. That gave the intelligent handsets a 70% share of the mobile market in the U.S. That is up .4 percentage points from the 69.6% share of the mobile market that smartphones owned in the U.S., for the three months ended in February.


source: comScore via AppleInsider

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