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Apple Still King of U.S. Smartphone Market with 40.6 Percent Share

by Todd Haselton | December 6, 2013December 6, 2013 11:00 am PST

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Apple is still the king of the U.S. smartphone market, according to the latest figures from comScore for the three month period ending in October. The company now has a 40.6 percent share of the market, up 0.2 percentage points since the three month period ending in July.

Samsung is still the second largest seller of smartphones in the United States, with a 25.4 percent market share, up 1.3 percentage points from July. It’s followed by Motorola with a 7 percent market share, up 0.1 percentage points, HTC with a 6.7 percent market share, down 1.3 percentage points, and LG with a 6.6 percent market share, down 0.2 percentage points.

Meanwhile, Android is the most popular operating system in the United States with a 52.2 percent market share, up 0.4 percentage points. iOS has a 40.6 percent market share, followed by BlackBerry at 3.6 percent, down 0.7 percentage points, Microsoft at 3.2 percent (up 0.2 percentage points) and Symbian with a 0.2 percent share.

comScore said that 149.2 million people now own smartphones in the United States, representing a 62.5 percent market penetration.


Todd Haselton

Todd Haselton has been writing professionally since 2006 during his undergraduate days at Lehigh University. He started out as an intern with...