The latest comScore report on the trends in the US smartphone industry for the three months ending in February, 2014 is out. As one can expect, Apple is the top smartphone manufacturer with 41.3% market share, while the global market leader, Samsung ranking a distant second best with a share of 27% in the United States.
LG saw a steady growth and the company now owns 6.8% of the US market. Motorola, which was recently acquired by Lenovo, is at the fourth spot with 6.3%. HTC's presence in the world's second largest smartphone market decreased further with the Taiwan manufacturer managing to capture just 5.4%. However, keep in mind that these results do not include the HTC One (M8) sales as it was introduced in March.
In terms of the mobile operating system, Android is the most popular with 52.1% (up by 0.2 percent points), followed by Apple's iOS with 41.3% (up by 0.1 when compared to last trimester). Microsoft's Windows Phone OS has surpassed BlackBerry and now owns 3.4% (up 0.3 points) of the US market.
The report also spreads light on the top web properties and applications on smartphones. Google sites attract 89% of the audience, while Facebook is the top ranked mobile app with 75.7% of smartphone owners using it.
You can check out the source link below for a complete report.
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They made it free to compete with free.
In Europe its Samsung that the bigger. So the US is clearly biased towards home turf products. Which is why Apple vs Samsung court battles can never get an unbiased outcome if held on Apple turf.