In fact, Android's share went up from 52.3% compared to October 2014, according to comScore's stats. iOS, the number two smartphone platform, saw its US market share fall from 41.9% to 41.3% in the same time frame. Windows Phone is third, going up slightly from 3.5% in October to 3.6% in January. BlackBerry is fourth and saw its share drop from 2.1% to 1.8%. Symbian is fifth, remaining the same at just 0.1%
The leading smartphone OEM in the US continues to be Apple, claiming 41.3% of the industry's market share in January. Samsung is second with 29.3%. LG is third with 8% percent, followed by Motorola at 5.2% and HTC at 3.8%
184 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones in January, up by 4% compared to October, according to comScore. Facebook, YouTube, Google Play, Google Search, Facebook Messenger, Google Maps, Pandora Radio, Gmail, Instagram, and Amazon Mobile were the top 10 smartphone apps used by U.S. residents in January.
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