Apple was the top smartphone manufacturer in February with 41.7 percent OEM market share. The top smartphone platform was Android with 52.8% market share. Smartphone OEM Market Share 186.3 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones (76.6 percent mobile market penetration) during the three months ending in February, up 5 percent since November. Apple ranked as the top OEM … [Read more...] about With 41.7% Market Share Apple is Ranked as Top Smartphone Manufacturer
Apple's Smartphone Market Share Slips in Most Countries
A new research report from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech finds that Apple's smartphone share has slipped in most countries for the three months ending December 2013 year over year. Android finished the year as the top operating system in Europe with 68.6% share. Apple came in second with 18.5% share and Windows remained flat at 10.3% for the past three months. Dominic … [Read more...] about Apple's Smartphone Market Share Slips in Most Countries
iPhone Ownership Increases to 42% of Smartphone Users in the US
Both Samsung and Apple saw growth in Q4 2013 when comparing to Q4 2012 data, research firm NDP announced today. Apple outpaced Samsung, increasing its share of U.S. Smartphone users from 35% in Q4 2012 to 42% in Q4 2013. Samsung only saw a 4% increase from 22% to 26%. Other manufacturers such as Motorola, LG, HTC, and Blackberry all saw their shares drop. … [Read more...] about iPhone Ownership Increases to 42% of Smartphone Users in the US
Apple's Market Share Boost From iPhone 5s/5c is Smaller Than Boost From iPhone 5
Apple's market share has received a boost from the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c but has not seen the same uplift as when the iPhone 5 was released, according to sales data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech for the three months to October 2013. Kantar notes that across the major European markets, Android remains number one with 70.9% share. Apple holds 15.8% share and Windows … [Read more...] about Apple's Market Share Boost From iPhone 5s/5c is Smaller Than Boost From iPhone 5
iPhone Market Share in Japan Outpaces U.S.
Apple's share of the smartphone market in Japan is now greater than its share of the smartphone market in the U.S.. The country has emerged as the fastest-growing region for Apple, outpacing the U.S., China, and other countries. Apple's success in the country is attributed to branding, heavy marketing, and rich subsidies. "Apple's brand is just overwhelming here," said Eiji … [Read more...] about iPhone Market Share in Japan Outpaces U.S.
Apple's iPad Market Share Slips Below 30%
Apple's share of the worldwide table market fell below 30% last quarter as total tablet shipments grew to 47.6 million units in 3Q13, according to IDC. The market grew 7% over the previous quarter and 36.7% year-over-year. With no new iPad product launches in the second or third quarter to drive volume, Apple experienced a quarter-over-quarter decline in shipments from 14.6 … [Read more...] about Apple's iPad Market Share Slips Below 30%
iOS Gains 1.5% in U.S. Market Share, Android and BlackBerry Drop 0.8%
Apple continues making gains in U.S. market share at the expense of Android and BlackBerry, according to a comScore report that looked at the three months ending August 31st. Smartphone OEM Market Share 145 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones (60.8 percent mobile market penetration) during the three months ending in August, up 3 percent since May. Apple ranked as the … [Read more...] about iOS Gains 1.5% in U.S. Market Share, Android and BlackBerry Drop 0.8%
iOS Continues Closing the Gap on Android in the U.S.
Apple's iOS continues to steadily close the gap on Google's Android, according a comScore report that identifies key trends in the U.S. smartphone industry for July 2013. Examining the three month period ending July, 2013 compared to the three month period ending April, 2013, iOS increased 1.2% in market share while Android decreased 0.2%, BlackBerry decreased 0.8%, and Symbian … [Read more...] about iOS Continues Closing the Gap on Android in the U.S.
Windows Phone Posts Record Market Share, Apple Grabs 43.4% of U.S. Sales
Windows Phone has posted its highest ever level of 8.2% across the five major European markets and Apple has grown its U.S. share to 43.4% of sales, according to a Kantar report. “Android and Apple take the lion’s share of the headlines and continue to dominate smartphone sales, so it’s easy to forget that there is a third operating system emerging as a real adversary", says … [Read more...] about Windows Phone Posts Record Market Share, Apple Grabs 43.4% of U.S. Sales
iOS Gains U.S. Marketshare Again as Android Marketshare Declines
Android Phone and iPhone Now Combine for 91 Percent of U.S. Smartphone User Base RESTON, VA, May 3, 2013 – comScore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released data from the comScore MobiLens service, reporting key trends in the U.S. smartphone industry during the three month average period ending March 2013. Apple ranked as the top smartphone … [Read more...] about iOS Gains U.S. Marketshare Again as Android Marketshare Declines