The market share for the Android operating system rose again with Samsung also benefitting according to the latest figures. A report by ComScore reveals that Android kept its number one position in the market with 50.9 percent, representing a 0.8 increase since February when previous survey was carried out.
As far as smartphone manufacturers, Samsung leads the market with 25.7 percent, representing a 0.1 increase since February. Apple made gains within the market seeing a 1.7 percent rise in its mobile platforms.
Research In Motion came in third place with 11.4 percent with Microsoft’s Windows Phones in fourth place with 4 percent. Nokia’s Symbian came in with 1.1 percent of the market share.
In terms of smartphone manufacturers, LG is now in second place with 19.1 percent with Apple’s in third place with their share at 15 percent. Motorola followed in fourth place with 12 percent and HTC in fifth place at 6.1 percent.
Apple and Microsoft were the only the two to see an increase in the period from February to May but overall the competition has seen a decrease of up to 2 percent in the case of RIM. Apple, Google and Microsoft will be releasing the next version of their mobile operating system soon and it will be fascinating to see what impact this will have on their market share.
Published on Wednesday 04 July 2012 @ 09:26:03 by ANDYW
, Mobile Phones