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As expected, Android and iOS continue to grow market share

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 06 Dec 2011 12:28

As expected, Android and iOS continue to grow market share According to the latest comScore figures, Android and iOS continue to grow their smartphone market share in the U.S.
Android jumped 4.4 percentage points to 46.3 percent for the three-month period ended October 30th.

Apple, after seeing strong sales of the iPhone 4S and continued sales of other iPhones, jumped 1 percentage point to 28.1 percent.

BlackBerry, which used to have over 50 percent share n the U.S., fell another 4.5 percentage points to 17.2 percent.

Microsoft, with its now defunct Windows Mobile 6.5 and its latest Windows Phone 7.5 came in fourth at 5.4 percent share.

Samsung remained the top selling smartphone maker in the nation.

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