Latest ComScore Numbers Reveal Slight Dip In Android's US Share

By 03:07 Sun, 25 Jul 2021 Comments

Research firm ComScore has released its latest numbers for the US smartphone market revealing that Android is still the top smartphone platform in the country, although it witnessed a slight decrease in its market share last quarter.

Google's mobile Operating System (OS) claimed 52.4% market share in March, down from 53.1% it had claimed in December last year. Apple's iOS held on to its second position with 42.6% share, up from 41.6% it had in the previous quarter. Microsoft, BlackBerry, and Symbian rounded up the top five with 3.3, 1.6 and 0.1% market share, respectively.

As for smartphone manufacturers, Apple claimed the top spot with 42.6% market share, up 1% compared to last quarter. It was followed by Samsung, which claimed 28.3% share, down from 29.7% it had in December last year. LG, Motorola, and HTC rounded up the top five with 8.4, 5.0, and 3.8% market share, respectively.

Among smartphone apps, Facebook came in at the top spot, reaching 69.5% of the app audience, followed by YouTube (55.9%), Google Play (51.5%), Google Search (50.6%), and Facebook Messenger (49.8%).




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