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2 of 5 Smartphone Subscribers Now Use Android, Samsung Top OEM, comScore June 2011 US Mobile Market Share

Google Android continued to gain ground in the smartphone market reaching 40.1 percent market share in June. while rivals Microsoft and Blackberry-maker RIM slipped in the smartphone platform race in the U.S. According to the latest comScore’s MobiLens service data in June 2011,

“Samsung ranked as the top OEM with 25.3% of U.S. mobile subscribers (up 0.8 percentage points), followed by LG 21.3% share (up 0.4 percentage points) and Motorola’s 14.5%. Apple strengthened its position at #4 with 8.9% (up 1.0 percentage points), while RIM rounded out the top five with 7.9%.”

Android ranked as the top smartphone mobile operating system platform with 40.1% market share (up 5.4 percentage points), Apple at 26.6% was #2 (up 1.1 percentage points). RIM ranked third with 23.4%, followed by Microsoft 5.8% and Symbian 2.0%.

In June, 69.6% U.S. mobile subscribers used text messaging on their mobile device, up 1.0 percentage points. Browsers were used by 40.1% (up 1.5 percentage points), while downloaded apps were used by 39.5% (up 2.2 percentage points).

Accessing of social networking sites or blogs increased 1.8 percentage points to 29.1% of mobile subscribers. Game-playing was 26.9% (up 1.2 percentage points), while 19.0% listened to music on their phones (up 1.1 percentage points).

[Source: comScore]

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