Android And Samsung Continued To Grow In The U.S. During Q2: [Study]

Must Read

Skeletons in the Closet? Google-Facebook Involved in Secret Online Advertising Deal

If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em. And when two titans happen to decide upon an alliance,...

Smartphone Resale Value: Depreciation Is Surprising Enough [REPORT]

It's a tad cliché and true that smartphones have permeated every sphere of our life. The ceaseless...

A Majority of Web Professionals Prefer WordPress For Building Websites [STUDY]

The advancement in technology and network infrastructure has triggered an unprecedented competition among web professionals, who are willing to launch...

In Q2 of this year, Samsung outsold Apple in terms of smartphone shipments. Android’s ‘halo effect’ has been prevailed everywhere even in the U.S.. One side, where market share of Android and iOS are continuously increasing, while other side, market share of RIM and Symbian are uniformly decreasing quarter-over-quarter. A market research firm “ComScore MobiLens” has conducted a survey over 30,000 U.S. mobile subscribers during three months average period ended June of this year and found Samsung and Android were leading in OEM and mobile OS segments respectively during Q2 of this year.

Market Share Of Mobile OS In The U.S. 

Till the end of Q2 of this year, more than 110 million folks in the U.S. owned Smartphone, showed off an increment of 4% compare to the previous quarter.  Google Android succeeded to grab 51.6% market share in Q2 of this year, followed by Apple’s iOS, RIM’s BlackBerry and Microsoft’s Windows Phone/Windows Mobile, which managed to hold 32.4%, 10.7% and 3.8% market share respectively during the same period.

Advertisements

Market share Of Mobile Handset Vendors

In the U.S., 234 million users (aged 13 and older) had mobile devices till the end of Q2 of this year. Samsung led over other vendors with 25.6 market share in Q2 of this year, followed by LG, Apple and Motorola with 18.8%, 15.4% and 11.7% market share respectively. Market share of Apple and HTC grew up by 1.4% and 0.4% respectively during three month average period ended June this year compare to the previous quarter. Despite of leading in the U.S. mobile handset market, Samsung lost some of its market share to Apple and HTC in Q2 of this year.

Usages Of Mobile Contents:

During three months average period ended June 2012, users’s engagement on mobile devices mounted up incredibly. Users accessed their mobile devices for texting, downloading apps, browsing, playing game and listening music more in Q2 of this year compare to the previous quarter. See the table below for getting a detail information about the usages of mobile contents by users during Q2 of this year.

Indeed, the study is quite informative. Market share of Samsung and LG plunged during Q2 of this year, while Apple and HTC grew up their market share. On the other side, market share of Android and iOS surged during Q2 of this year on the cost of Nokia’s Symbian, Microsoft ‘s Windows Phone/Windows Mobile and RIM’s BlackBerry.

Advertisements

Image Courtesy: ComScore

1 COMMENT

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

Amazon Prime Video: End Of Subscriber Hunt And Beginning Of An Ad-Fuelled Future!

The streaming landscape of India is going through a rapid transformation. Seems like it is no longer...

Why Is Retargeting Touted As A Secret Weapon For Success By Online Marketers

You know that ads play an important role in driving people to your website if you run a small business and sell...

Happy B’day Chad Hurley: The Co-Founder Of The World’s Largest Video Library

Chad Hurley never cared about success, he mended his ideas and tried to garner the fruits from those. But not every time...

Encouraged By Record Profit of RIL, Ambani Wants To Accelerate 5G Arrival in India

Brace yourselves for the sooner-than-anticipated arrival of  Reliance Jio 5G services because the 63-year-old billionaire tycoon Ambani recently pledged to the speedy launch...

How Mobile Is Becoming A Catalyst Of Online Gambling Market Growth

The global online gambling market is now one of the biggest and it is expected to grow up to 127.3 billion US...

“Open Up Cambridge Analytica, It’s CBI At the Door!”

Among all the establishments ensnared in deplorable acts, Cambridge Analytica has steadily climbed the ladder of infamy. The roots of its malice...

In-Depth: Dprime

Will ‘TikTok By Microsoft’ Be A Winner?

For the last two years, TikTok has been in the public eye for all sorts of reasons. First, it was the exploded...

Facebook Subscription Model: Looking Beyond Ad Dollars?

Seldom do job listings create a stir this gripping. However, when the job listing in question is a stealth post from Twitter,...

Will The Online Food Delivery Market in India End Up Becoming A Two-Horse Race?

It's pretty much evident that the food delivery space in India is all set to get riled up soon enough as one...

More Articles Like This