August Saw Apple Gain Smartphone Marketshare in U.S.

August Saw Apple Gain Smartphone Marketshare in U.S.

The latest report from analytics firm comScore shows Apple is continuing to gain marketshare in the U.S. smartphone market. In the three-month period ending in August, the iPhone maker continues to pull away from second place Samsung.

August Saw Apple Gain Smartphone Marketshare in U.S.

AppleInsider:

Apple again ranked as the number one smartphone manufacturer with a 44.1 percent share of the market, up 0.6 percent from the end of May, according to comScore’s report published on Tuesday. The gains were in stark contrast to runner-up Samsung, which lost 1.3 points over the same period to end August with a 27.4 percent marketshare.

Rounding out the top five, LG did show some growth, with a 9.9% increase to a 9.1% share, while Motorola and HTC saw slight decreases in subscriber share, down to 4.7% and 3.4% respectively.

The Android mobile operating system continued to rank as number 1, with 51.7% of all smartphones in the U.S., that share is down 0.4 points. Apple’s iPhone saw a 0.6 point increase in U.S. marketshare, hitting 4.1%.

Microsoft, BlackBerry and Symbian filledĀ out the top five and held fairly steady with 2.9%, 1.2% and 0.1% of the market respectively.

comScore says 191.1 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones in the three-month period ending in August.

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