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ComScore pumps Android to 51% market share

ComScore pumps Android to 51% market share

Mobile operating system developers across the United States this week are being reminded by ComScore that Android is here to stay with a massive 51% market share. In addition, it's been shown by the statistics company that Samsung is benefitting greatly from the Android powerhouse with their own 26% market share for total U.S. mobile subscribers with their lovely Galaxy smartphone line and more. This market-research report shows a total of 30,000 U.S. mobile subscribers, all the numbers you're seeing here being gleaned from these survey takers responses.

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comScore: smartphones surpass feature phones in Japan

comScore: smartphones surpass feature phones in Japan

While you may think that Japan has been ahead of the rest of the world for some time when it comes to technologically advanced phones, a new study might surprise you. comScore has put out statistics that show smartphone acquisitions surpassed feature phones for the first time in Japan during February. As for the top cellphone manufacturer, it’s a company we don’t see mentioned often in the US or Europe: Sharp.

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comScore has Android and iOS devouring mobile landscape

comScore has Android and iOS devouring mobile landscape

This week comScore has released its monthly numbers on who dominates the smartphone platform game in the USA, and it's Google's Android in the lead by a mile. This month has shown both RIM with BlackBerry and Microsoft with Windows Phone to be taking tiny dives with 3.2 and 1.3% losses in the market since February, RIM still sitting in the lead amongst the two at 13.4% to Microsoft's 3.9%. Apple sits in second place and has gained a 1.5% lead over last month's scores, and Symbian hasn't changed a bit - still sitting in the lowest position here with 1.5% of the mobile market.

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iPhone WiFi obsession leaves Android hogging 3G

iPhone WiFi obsession leaves Android hogging 3G

comScore has released a new study that shows iPhone users are more likely to use WiFi than Android owners. The research shows that that in the United States, 71% of iPhones connect to WiFi as well as the mobile network. Meanwhile, only 32% of Android devices connect to WiFi networks, with the remaining 68% only connecting to the mobile data network.

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ComScore: Android still on top, Apple gets a boost

ComScore: Android still on top, Apple gets a boost

Market research firm comScore has released its November 2011 report on US mobile subscribers, revealing unsurprisingly that Android continues to take the lead in smartphone platforms while Samsung is still on top in smartphone manufacturer market share. However, Apple saw increasing growth while the others plateaued likely due to a boost from its iPhone 4S sales.

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comScore: iOS still ahead of Android in total user base thanks to iPads

comScore: iOS still ahead of Android in total user base thanks to iPads

According to a new report released by research firm comScore, iOS is still the leading platform for connected devices based on actual installed base and digital traffic. This seems contrary to the general perception that Android is the front-runner, and it is indeed when it comes to only smartphone figures, but with the inclusion of all connected devices such as tablets, Apple wins thanks to the continued dominance of the iPad.

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ComScore: Android nears 44% of US smartphone market share

ComScore: Android nears 44% of US smartphone market share

Research firm comScore has just released its latest figures that unsurprisingly show continued growth for both Google and Apple in the US smartphone market. Google's Android is seeing a steady upward climb now reaching 43.7 percent market share, while Apple's iPhone seems to be slowing a bit with smaller incremental changes. It's recent launch of the iPhone 4S, however, may give it a boost.

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