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Wednesday, July 6, 2011

In USA, Samsung leads mobile sales while Android is top for smartphones

The latest quarterly figures from comScore show that Samsung is the top handset manufacturer in the USA with 24.8% market share while Android is the most-popular smartphone platform with 38.1% market share.

Almost a third of Americans now have smartphones, an 11% increase from the previous three-month period.

Top mobile manufacturers
  Share of mobile subscribers
Feb 2011 May 2011 Point change
Total mobile subscribers 100.0% 100.0%  
Samsung 24.8% 24.8% 0.0
LG 20.9% 21.1% 0.2
Motorola 16.1% 15.1% -1.0
Apple 7.5% 8.7% 1.2
RIM 8.6% 8.1% -0.5

Top smartphone OS platforms
  Share of smartphone subscribers
Feb 2011 May 2011 Point change
Total smartphone subscribers 100.0% 100.0%
Google Android 33.0% 38.1% 5.1
Apple iOS 25.2% 26.6% 1.4
RIM (BlackBerry) 28.9% 24.7% -4.2
Microsoft Windows Phone 7.7% 5.8% -1.9
Palm webOS 2.8% 2.4% -0.4

[Tables show three-month average Mar/Apr/May 2011 vs Dec/Jan/Feb 2011. Total US mobile subscribers aged 13+]

More than 30,000 US mobile subscribers were surveyed for the comScore MobiLens report.

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