Android Phone and iPhone Now Combine for 91 Percent of US Smartphone User Base

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Apple ranked as the top smartphone manufacturer with 39 percent OEM market share in the USA according to comScore while Google Android led as the 1 smartphone platform with 52 percent platform market share.

A total of 136.7 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones (58 percent mobile market penetration) during the three months ending in March, up 9 percent since December.

Apple ranked as the top OEM with 39 percent of U.S. smartphone subscribers (up 2.7 percentage points from December). Samsung ranked second with 21.7 percent market share (up 0.7 percentage points), followed by HTC with 9 percent, Motorola with 8.5 percent and LG with 6.8 percent.

Top Smartphone OEMs

  Share of Smartphone Subscribers
Dec-12 Mar-13 Point Change
Apple 36.3% 39.0% 2.7
Samsung 21.0% 21.7% 0.7
HTC 10.2% 9.0% -1.2
Motorola 9.1% 8.5% -0.6
LG 7.1% 6.8% -0.3

Google Android ranked as the top smartphone platform with 52 percent market share (71.1 million subscribers), while Apple's share increased 2.7 percentage points to 39 percent (53.3 million subscribers).

BlackBerry ranked third with 5.2 percent share, followed by Microsoft (3 percent) and Symbian (0.5 percent).

Top Smartphone Platforms

  Share of Smartphone Subscribers
Dec-12 Mar-13 Point Change
Google 53.4% 52.0% -1.4
Apple 36.3% 39.0% 2.7
BlackBerry 6.4% 5.2% -1.2
Microsoft 2.9% 3.0% 0.1
Symbian 0.6% 0.5% -0.1

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