Android Leads U.S. Smartphone Market, Samsung Top OEM, comScore Report

Google Android continues to be the No. 1 ranked mobile operating system with 38.1% of U.S. smartphone subscribers, up 5.1 percentage points, according to the latest comScore report released today on July 5th.Apple was No. 2 with 26.6% of the smartphone market up 1.4 percentage points. RIM ranked third with 24.7% share, followed by Microsoft […]

Google Android continues to be the No. 1 ranked mobile operating system with 38.1% of U.S. smartphone subscribers, up 5.1 percentage points, according to the latest comScore report released today on July 5th.

Apple was No. 2 with 26.6% of the smartphone market up 1.4 percentage points. RIM ranked third with 24.7% share, followed by Microsoft 5.8% and Palm 2.4%.

In the OEM market share, Samsung ranked as the top OEM with 24.8% of U.S. mobile subscribers, followed by LG 21.1% and Motorola 15.1%.

Apple was at #4 with 8.7%, up 1.2 percentage points, while RIM rounded out the top five with 8.1%.

In May, 69.5% U.S. mobile subscribers used text messaging on their mobile device. Browsers were used by 39.8%, up 1.5 percentage points, while downloaded apps were used by 38.6%, up 2.0 percentage points.

Accessing of social networking sites or blogs increased 1.8 percentage points to 28.6% of mobile subscribers. Gameing was 26.9%.

[Source: comScore]