Android Grew Faster Than iOS in Q2 2012

According to Nielsen research about US smartphone market share, Android is still the most popular smartphone operating system in US leading by 54.6%, an increase from 51.8%.

US Smartphone Operating System share Q2 2012

On the second place is iOS with a market share of 36.3%. RIM BlackBerry is still on the third place, but its market share drop from 8.1% to 4%. On that period, Android grew faster than iOS

US Smartphone Manufacturer Market Share by Operating System Q2 2012

The company also shows a data about smartphone manufacturer market share. Apple is the most popular here with 34%. Samsung Android smartphones covers 17%  of total sold devices on that period, followed by HTC with 14% and Motorola with 11%.  On the next position is RIM with 9%.  HTC Windows Mobile devices has a market share of 2.9%. Overall Nokia is only 1.2% with its Windows Phone and Symbian smartphones.

Ivan Andrianto

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