Android is going strong with 51.6% OS share
Android operating system has gained much popularity from its inception. It is among the topmost operating system of the world.
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According to a recent comScore report, Android led the most popular mobile operating system in the US.
It captured 51.6 percent of the market share between March and June 2015. Although the recent market share is slightly down from 52.4 percent Android had in March.
Apple’s iOS received second position with the rise of market share from 42.6 in March 44.1 percent. The third place was achieved by Windows Phone.
However, Windows faced the decrease in market share from 3.3 percent to 2.9. Blackberry also lost the market share from 1.6 percent down to 1.2.
While, Symbian is still in 5th place with 0.1 percent. In the area of Smartphone manufacturing market share, Apple is still holding its position on the top.
It occupies the major portion with 44.1 percent of the market. Samsung is on the second with 28.1 percent of the market.
Samsung dropped in percentage from its March share of 28.3 percent. LG, Motorola, and HTC followed, with 8.3 percent, 4.9 percent, and 3.4 percent, respectively.
According to the comScore report the ten most popular applications among smartphone owners between March and June, 2015 were Facebook, YouTube, Facebook Messenger, Google Search, Google Play, Google Maps, Pandora Radio, Gmail, Instagram, and Yahoo Stocks.
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In the period of this data measuring era in US, 190.3 million people owned smartphones.