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comScore: Apple leads the way with 41.8 percent smartphone market share in U.S. followed by Samsung at 26.1 percent

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 05 Feb 2014 19:13

comScore: Apple leads the way with 41.8 percent smartphone market share in U.S. followed by Samsung at 26.1 percent Apple kept its crown as the top smartphone maker in the U.S., taking 41.8 percent for the quarter ended December 31st, 2013 says research firm comScore.
Samsung remained in second, at 26.1 percent, growing 1.2 percentage points quarter-over-quarter.

Motorola and LG staged a dramatic battle for third with Moto winning out by a small margin, 6.7 percent to 6.6 percent. Both stayed relatively flat quarter-over-quarter. Rounding out the top five was HTC, down significantly to 5.7 percent continuing its long-term trend.

Android and Apple remained a duopoly in the market, with Android at 51.5 percent and Apple at 41.8 percent. Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry and Symbian all fell, leaving Apple as the clear winner for the quarter.

In the U.S., with a combined market share of 93.3 percent, Apple and Google have made it that no other operating systems even matter.


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