comScore, Inc. has published its second quarter results to mark key trends in U.S. smartphone market. Apple remains top smartphone OEM in U.S. holding 39.9% shares. Google's Android is the top operating system running on most of the 52% US smartphones. Apple slightly increases (just 0.9%) its OEM market share by moving to 39.9% average share for three months ending June 2013. Apple holds 39% in first three months ending on March 2013. While Android OS shares remains same for both quarters.
Almost 59% of U.S. mobile customers use smartphones which accounts to be 142 million people. Apple is the number smartphone manufacturer for them. While Samsung holds 2nd position with 23.7%, increased its shares by 2% from previous quarter due to the launch of new Galaxy S4 model. HTC, Motorola and LG came third, fourth and fifth respectively but with a negative trend. HTC shares goes down by 0.5% to 8.5 percent. Motorola's 7.2 percent shares are also down by 1.3% and LG's 6.6% are also down by 0.2 percent.
Google's Android is the top smartphone platform again but with same 52% shares, according to comScore MobiLense resport. Apple's iOS though increase its operating system usage by 0.9% and now holds 39.9% shares. BlackBerry is down here too as its OS is used only for 4.4 percent smartphones. In March, BlackBerry holds 5.2% shares. Microsoft comes 4th with slightly improved 3.1 percent shares (up 0.1%) and Symbian comes 5th with 0.3% holdings.