Research firm comScore showed that Android held just under 53 percent of the US smartphone market in February.


Android's share in the market sits at 52.8 percent, which is up compared to the 52.6 percent of the market it held in November 2014. Coming in second is iOS, which fell ever-so-slightly from 41.8 percent to 41.7 percent. Windows Phone held the third spot, with a slight increase from 3.4 percent up to 3.5 percent, and BlackBerry dropped from 2.0 percent down to 1.8 percent. Fifth place is still Symbian, which stayed constant at 0.1 percent.

As far as smartphone manufactures, Apple still holds the top position but they did experience a small drop from 41.8 percent to 41.7 percent. Samsung comes in next, also with a drop, from 29.7 percent to 28.6 percent, but LG managed to pick up some shares, from 7.6 percent up to 8.3 percent. Motorola lost very little from 5.2 percent to 5.1 percent while HTC went up to 3.8 percent from 3.7 percent.

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.

Source: comScore