Android, iOS continue to dominate smartphone market

Android and iOS continue to dominate and extend their hold on the mobile market space. The latest data from market research firm comScore reveals that the top two platforms have an overwhelming 85.6 percent combined market share.

What You Need To Know:

  • For the quarter ended on July, Google’s Android remains the top smartphone platform with 52.2 percent market share. Android has improved from 50.8 percent market share the previous quarter.
  • Apple’s iOS is in second place with 33.4 percent. iOS has the biggest improvement from the previous quarter with 2 points.
  • RIM is at third place with 9.5 percent, but its share of the market has continued to decrease rapidly. RIM is the biggest loser for this quarter which decreased by 2.1 points.
  • Amongst mobile manufacturers, Samsung is still leading the race with 25.6 percent share. LG came in second place with 18.4 percent share.
  • Despite the looming release of the next generation iPhone this month, Apple has improved its market share to 16.3 percent from 14.4 percent.


comScore Reports July 2012 U.S. Mobile Subscriber Market Share

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