Android passes Apple in U.S.

On January 6, comScore announced their most recent smartphone market share results. According to their data, Android now has the second largest share of the smartphone market in the U.S., replacing Apple.

Android now has a 26% share, up 6.4% from the three month period ended in August 2010. RIM’s (Blackberry) share fell 4.1%, but remains in 1st with 33.5% of the market share. Apple fell 0.8% to third place, with a 25% share.

Top Smartphone Platforms
3 Month Avg. Ending Nov. 2010 vs. 3 Month Avg. Ending Aug. 2010
Total U.S. Smartphone Subscribers Ages 13+
Source: comScore MobiLens
Share (%) of Smartphone Subscribers
Aug-10 Nov-10 Point Change
RIM 37.6% 33.5% -4.1
Google 19.6% 26.0% 6.4
Apple 24.2% 25.0% 0.8
Microsoft 10.8% 9.0% -1.8
Palm 4.6% 3.9% -0.7

View the comScore Press Release

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About the Author: Aaron Wellman is a Product Manager at Angel and has been with the organization for over 10 years. Aaron is the product lead for the Site Builder, Virtual Call Center, and Caller First Analytics product lines. With a background in User Interface design and bringing phone application development tools to the market, Aaron will be blogging about anything ranging from new Angel product offerings to unique IVR implementations.  Prior to Angel, Aaron was a Wall Street technologist, designing UIs for investment banking applications in the cloud. Aaron has a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) from James Madison University.

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