Top US mobile OS, this is the latest title of the iOS. But, according to comScore, Google’s Android OS ‘was’ still the most-popular OS when the month of October ended. Meanwhile, it was ‘Chitika’ who said that the web traffic on the iOS and Android devices on its network remained somewhat stable over the few couple of months and yes the iOS dominated it.
comScore said that between the months of July and October, Google’s Android OS took about 53.6% of the current market and is now up by 1.4%. The iOS garnered about 34.3% and up by almost 1%. The top five on their list were: Research In Motion (RIM) which dropped about 1.7% to 7.8%; then there is Microsoft, which dropped about 0.4% to 3.2%; and the Symbian OS continued its drop to a low 0.6%.
Today, there are about 121.3 million of people in the USA who are currently owns smartphones, says comScore. There is about 51.9% of the US and it gathered 6% up from the month of July. According to Kantar Worldpanel, in the past 12 weeks alone the iOS jumpred to 48.1% in the US market and it is all thanks to the iPhone 5 by Apple. With this, it also placed the iOS above Google’s Android OS which is only at 46.7%.
Samsung is still considered as the most-popular phone maker and it is all thanks to the summer release of the Samsung Galaxy S3 and the more-recently released Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Samsung have about 26.3% of the US market and is said to be up by 0.7%. meanwhile, Apple came in 2nd with its 17.8% and it only received 1.5% up because of the iPhone 5.
LG is said to be close behind Apple with 17.6% while Google owned Motorola is with 11%. HTC received 6% of market share. The said companies all received a slight decline in July (about less than 1%).
Chitika has been keeping tabs on Web traffic on its network over the past 5 months. They are looking at impressions that came from the both iOS and Android devices. Chitika said: “Despite all the new Android and Apple devices that have been released over the past six months, little has changed in the overall Web traffic distribution between iOS and Android,” “This advantage is the largest contributing factor to Apple’s lead over Android” they added.
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