Google Android and Apple continued to expand their share of the US smartphone market during the three months ended July 2012: Apple captured 33.4%, up 2.0 points from the previous three-month period, while Android reached 52.2%, up 1.4 points, according to data from the comScore MobiLens service.
Texting remained the most popular mobile content activity, with 75.6% of US mobile subscribers sending a text message to another phone as of July.
Despite a small slip, Samsung maintained its lead in the mobile OEM market with 25.6% of US mobile subscribers.
Smartphone Platform Market Share
More than 114 million people in the US owned smartphones during the three-month period ended July, up 7% from the period ended April.
Google Android ranked as the top smartphone platform with 52.2% of market share, followed by Apple with 33.4%.
RIM ranked third with 9.5% share, followed by Microsoft (3.6%) and Symbian (0.8%).