ComScore: Apple Top Smartphone Maker With 41.6 % Market Share In US

According to the latest data from ComScore, Apple ranked as the top smartphone manufacturer with 41.6 percent OEM market share (up 1 percentage point from October) and  Samsung came in second with 26.7 percent market share (up 1.3 percentage points). LG with 6.9 percent (up 0.3 percentage points), Motorola with 6.4 percent and HTC with 5.4 percent round off the top five.

The study revealed that 159.8 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones (66.8 percent mobile market penetration) during the three months ending in January, up 7 percent since October.

Top Smartphone OEMs
3 Month Avg. Ending Jan. 2014 vs. 3 Month Avg. Ending Oct. 2013
Total U.S. Smartphone Subscribers Age 13+
Source: comScore MobiLens
Share (%) of Smartphone Subscribers
Oct-13Jan-14Point Change
Total Mobile Subscribers100.0%100.0%N/A
Apple40.6%41.6%1.0
Samsung25.4%26.7%1.3
LG6.6%6.9%0.3
Motorola7.0%6.4%-0.6
HTC6.7%5.4%-1.3

Smartphone Platform Market Share
Android ranked as the top smartphone platform in January with 51.7 percent market share, followed by Apple with 41.6 percent (up 1 percentage point), BlackBerry with 3.1 percent, Microsoft with 3.2 percent and Symbian with 0.2 percent.

Top Smartphone Platforms
3 Month Avg. Ending Jan. 2014 vs. 3 Month Avg. Ending Oct. 2013
Total U.S. Smartphone Subscribers Age 13+
Source: comScore MobiLens
Share (%) of Smartphone Subscribers
Oct-13Jan-14Point Change
Total Smartphone Subscribers100.0%100.0%N/A
Android52.2%51.7%-0.5
Apple40.6%41.6%1.0
BlackBerry3.6%3.1%-0.5
Microsoft3.2%3.2%0.0
Symbian0.2%0.2%0.0

Source

Posted by | Posted at March 7, 2014 21:41 |
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