February 2, 2012 · 0 Comments
ComScore’s U.S. smartphone market share numbers for Q4 2011 are out.
It’s not much of a shocker, following the same trend we’ve been seeing the last several times this report was released for previous quarters.
When it comes to smartphone operating systems, Google is still on top with Android. As of December 2011 it was installed on 47% of smartphones in the U.S. At this rate, we’re betting it hits 50% very soon.
Apple’s iOS is still going strong with just under 30% smartphone market share. Both Apple and Google appear to be stripping market share from RIM, which continues its downward spiral. It’s down to just 16% market share.
Here’s the table from comScore:
When it comes to mobile phone market share, including non-smartphones, Samsung is still on top. But it’s still impressive that Apple managed to increase its user base despite the fact it only has three phone models available. The other manufacturers listed here each make several more models than that.
By Emma Brown