Apple Inc. (AAPL): iPhone Now Has 40.7% Smartphone Marketshare According to comScore

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has seen their market share increase, according to comScore.  The Google Android operating system is still leading with a 51.6% platform market share.  Apple is now at 40.7%.  These are based on numbers before the iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c was released.

Android and BlackBerry’s market share both dropped 0.8%.  BlackBerry now has 4% of the smartphone market and Microsoft now has a 3.2% marketshare after a 0.2% gain.  In terms of overall smartphone brands, Apple has the top marketshare at 40.7% for the U.S. OEM market and  Samsung has 24.3%.

The number of smartphone owners in the U.S. is now at 145 million, which means that the total smartphone market penetration is now 60.8% as of August.  This is up 3% since this past May.

Facebook is the most used Internet-based app followed by Google Search, Google Play, YouTube, Google Maps, and Gmail.

[Source: ZDNet]

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