Apple is again announced the top US smartphone manufacturer holding 39.9% OEM share in June 2013. Comscore reports that Android also remains the top smartphone platform used in U.S.
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.
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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.