According to comScore's latest report on key trends in the U.S. smartphone industry during the three month average period ending January 2014, Apple ranked as the top smartphone manufacturer with 41.6 percent OEM market share.
Smartphone OEM Market Share
The report claims that 159.8 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones (66.8 percent mobile market penetration) during the three months ending in January, up 7 percent since October. Apple ranked as the top OEM with 41.6 percent of U.S. smartphone subscribers (up 1 percentage point from October).
The chart below shows Samsung ranked second with 26.7 percent market share (up 1.3 percentage points) followed by LG and Motorola who are now battling it out for third spot.
As noted in the chart above, Google's Android was ranked as the top smartphone platform with 51.7 percent market share, down 0.5 percent. Apple came in at 41.6 percent market share, gaining 1 percent.
Since 2012, Apple has gained 7.3% market share and Google's Android has lost 1.9%. A lot of Apple's growth has come directly from BlackBerry's fall in the market over the past two years. For other stats and figures, see comScore's report.
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