Research firm comScore showed that Apple still remains the top US smartphone manufacturer.
Apple stills comes out in front as the top smartphone manufacturer, but they did experience a small drop from 41.8% to 41.7%. Samsung is up next, also with a drop, from 29.7% to 28.6%, but LG managed to pick up some shares, from 7.6% up to 8.3%. Motorola lost very little from 5.2$% to 5.1% while HTC went up to 3.8% from 3.7%.
iOS held 41.7% of the smartphone platform marketshare, coming in just behind Android. Android’s share in the market sits at 52.8%, which is up compared to the 52.6% of the market it held in November 2014. Coming in second is iOS, which fell ever-so-slightly from 41.8% to 41.7%. Windows Phone held the third spot, with a slight increase from 3.4% up to 3.5%, and BlackBerry dropped from 2.0% down to 1.8%. Fifth place is still Symbian, which stayed constant at 0.1%.
186.3 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones, which is up over two million from just January. According to comScore the ten most popular apps in February were Facebook, Youtube, Google Search, Google Play, Facebook Messenger, Google Maps, Gmail, Pandora Radio and Instagram.