ComScore released the latest quarterly report of the market research says Android system in the United States still occupies a leading position in the market for smartphones, and Apple iOS systems maintain its high growth, and shortening the gap between it and the Android. ComScore by 30,000 United States consumer survey said Americans now use mobile phones amounted to 234 million, which Smartphone Usage for 110 million units, penetration rate of 47%, an increase of 4%.
Reports show that last quarter with Samsung, LG and Motorola Smartphones, feature phones users the number reduced, 0.4% and 1.1%, respectively, while using the iPhone’s user 1.4%, using the HTC mobile phone user growth 0.4%. The previous quarter, Samsung in the United States share of the domestic mobile phone market share fell from 26% to 25.6%,LG fell from 19.3% per cent, Motorola’s market share fell from 12.8% per cent. These three major mobile phone manufacturer market share decline reason is that three companies were both smartphones and feature phones, and Smartphones continue to overtake feature phones as mainstream products. Last quarter, Apple in the United States increased from 14% per cent share of the mobile phone market, while the HTC rose from 6% per cent.
Android market share 51.6%
Data shows that the previous quarter, Ggoogle Android system in the United States share of the Smartphone market continued to climb, 51% rose to 51.6% in the previous quarter; ranked second Apple iOS market share increased from 30.7% per cent. RIM, Symbian and window Phone systems market share respectively, 1.6%, and 0.1%, market share, 10.7%, and 0.9%.
ComScore analysts noted that Apple has not launched new products in the previous quarter, but the company in the United States share of the Smartphone market continued to maintain strong growth, which means that users increasingly high rate of participation in the iOS platform.
Industry insiders pointed out that, by comScore’s data and other market research agencies compared data Strategy Analytics found that Android system in United States smartphone market share growth slowed the downward trend in the near future would not be changed, unless manufacturers such as Samsung, HTC launched one or two heavy product, or other Android Smartphone Usage thing happens.
Proportion to other users send text messages from their phones 75%
ComScore released the survey results also showed that in the previous quarter, have users who use a mobile phone to send text messages per cent ratio of 75%, using the application user account for 51.4%, use a browser user share of 50.2%.
The previous quarter, through mobile social media landed user proportion of 36.9% or blog site, gaming user a than 33.4%, ratio of 27.6% for listening to music.