iPhone tops Windows Mobile US share in October, comScore

According to comScore's numbers, around 36 million Americans own a smartphone, while around 196 million own a "non-smartphone" or a device that doesn’t feature an open operating system. “Number of active iPhone users in US has passed that of Windows Mobile for the first time. After just pulling even with Microsoft in July, Apple's smartphone […]

According to comScore's numbers, around 36 million Americans own a smartphone, while around 196 million own a "non-smartphone" or a device that doesn’t feature an open operating system. “Number of active iPhone users in US has passed that of Windows Mobile for the first time. After just pulling even with Microsoft in July, Apple's smartphone platform jumped to an average of 8.97 million current users in October, well ahead of Microsoft's 7.13 million. iPhone has regularly had higher market share now has also surpassed Windows Mobile devices in its actual user base.” “Among smartphones, iPhone is still second to RIM's BlackBerry, which has about 14.96 million users. Palm's introduction of Pre has kept its active population growing to about 2.84 million, while Android and Symbian are growing but trail behind at 1.02 million and 1.3 million users each,” revealed.