Nielsen: Two Out Of Three Phones Purchased In The U.S. Are Smartphones

Posted Jul 13, 2012

Nielsen released a study that said two thirds of the phones bought in the U.S. in the last 3 months were smartphones.  This is a significant different from 2009 when smartphones made up 18% of the total mobile market.  Nielsen reported that Android now makes up 54.6% of all the smartphones and iPhones are at 36.3%.  About 4% of phones bought in the last 3 months were BlackBerrys.