Apple Strengthens US OEM Lead, Android Still Dominates Despite Subtle Decline

The latest U.S. numbers are in from comScore for the three-month average period ending January 2013 and, while there aren’t any changes in the ranking, the percentage points are just a tad different. Apple and Samsung are still in their comfortable leading positions in the OEM standings, both registering a slight growth, while HTC, still in third, is losing a bit of ground.

Compared to October 2012, Apple has managed to strengthen its leading position by adding 3.5% to its figures for a total of 37.8%. Samsung is also on the rise only adding 1.9% this time for a total of 21.4%, followed by HTC and its 9.7%, Motorola (8.6%), and LG (7.0%).

As far as platforms are concerned all the key players lost subscribers in favor of Apple. However, Android is still in a dominating position with 52.3% (down from 53.6%), followed by Apple who grew 3.5% to 37.8%. BlackBerry continues its fall, now registering 5.9% while Microsoft is almost stagnating at 3.1%.

As far as general numbers are concerned, the US has a 55% smartphone penetration with 129.4 million people that have smartphone, up 7% since October 2012.

All numbers refer to U.S. smartphone subscribers. For further details hit up the source link below!

Source: comScore

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