Google Android widened its lead in the US smartphone market in June 2011, accounting for 40.1% of smartphone subscribers, up 5.4 percentage points (PPs) from the previous three-month period, according to data from the comScore MobiLens service.

Apple strengthened its No. 2 position with 26.6% of the smartphone market as of June, up 1.1 PPs from the three-month period ended March. RIM ranked third with 23.4% of market share, followed by Microsoft (5.8%) and Symbian (2.0%).

Some 78.5 million people in the US owned a smartphone as of June, up 8% from the preceding three-month period.

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