Android OS is still the dominant smartphone OS in the United States.
Jul 13 2012, 8:17am CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr
Nielsen put out the latest smartphone market statistics for the United States. During Q2 2012 smartphone penetration continued to grow, with 54.9 percent of U.S. mobile subscribers owning… Full Story below
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Nielsen put out the latest smartphone market statistics for the United States. During Q2 2012 smartphone penetration continued to grow, with 54.9 percent of U.S. mobile subscribers owning smartphones as of June 2012. This growth is driven by increasing smartphone purchases: 2 out of 3 Americans who acquired a new mobile phone in the last three months chose a smartphone instead of a feature phone.
Android continues to lead the smartphone market in the U.S., with a majority of smartphone owners (51.8%) using an Android OS handset. Over a third (34.3%) of smartphone owners use an Apple iPhone, and Blackberry owners represented another 8.1 percent of the smartphone market.
The next chance for Apple to get closer to Android is this fall with the introduction of the iPhone 5.
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