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Android and iPhone Combine to Account for More than 92 Percent of U.S. Smartphone Market
RESTON, VA, October 4, 2013 – Comscore, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR), a leader in measuring the digital world, today released data from Comscore MobiLens and Mobile Metrix, reporting key trends in the U.S. smartphone industry for August 2013. Apple ranked as the top smartphone manufacturer with 40.7 percent OEM market share, while Google Android led as the #1 smartphone platform with 51.6 percent platform market share. Google Sites ranked as the top mobile media property, while Facebook was the top individual app.
Smartphone OEM Market Share145 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones (60.8 percent mobile market penetration) during the three months ending in August, up 3 percent since May. Apple ranked as the top OEM with 40.7 percent of U.S. smartphone subscribers (up 1.5 percentage points from May). Samsung ranked second with 24.3 percent market share (up 1.3 percentage points), followed by HTC with 7.4 percent, Motorola with 6.9 percent and LG with 6.7 percent.
Top Smartphone OEMs3 Month Avg. Ending Aug. 2013 vs. 3 Month Avg. Ending May 2013Total U.S. Smartphone Subscribers Age 13+Source: Comscore MobiLens
Share (%) of Smartphone Subscribers
Total Mobile Subscribers
Smartphone Platform Market ShareAndroid ranked as the top smartphone platform in August with 51.6 percent market share, followed by Apple with 40.7 percent (up 1.5 percentage points), BlackBerry with 4 percent, Microsoft with 3.2 percent (up 0.2 percentage points) and Symbian with 0.3 percent.
Top Smartphone Platforms3 Month Avg. Ending Aug. 2013 vs. 3 Month Avg. Ending May 2013Total U.S. Smartphone Subscribers Age 13+Source: Comscore MobiLens
Total Smartphone Subscribers
Top Smartphone Properties & AppsGoogle Sites ranked as the top web property on smartphones, reaching 92.2 percent of the mobile media audience (mobile browsing and app usage), followed by Facebook (84.6 percent), Yahoo! Sites (83.2 percent) and Amazon Sites (68.6 percent). Facebook ranked as the top smartphone app, reaching 75.7 percent of the app audience, followed by five Google-owned apps: Google Search (53.9 percent), Google Play (53.2 percent), YouTube (52.8 percent), Google Maps (46.1 percent) and Gmail (44.3 percent).
Top 15 Smartphone Properties & AppsAugust 2013Total U.S. Smartphone Mobile Media Users, Age 18+ (iOS and Android Platforms)Source: Comscore Mobile Metrix
Top 15 Properties
Top 15 Apps
Smartphone Browsing + App Audience
Smartphone App Audience
Facebook (Mobile App)
Google Search (Mobile App)
Google Play (Mobile App)
YouTube (Mobile App)
Google Maps (Mobile App)
Gmail (Mobile App)
Apple App Suite (Mobile App)
Wikimedia Foundation Sites
Pandora Radio (Mobile App)
Yahoo! Stocks (Mobile App)
Apple Maps (Mobile App)
Instagram (Mobile App)
Yahoo! Weather Widget (Mobile App)
Twitter (Mobile App)
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The Weather Channel (Mobile App)
Facebook Messenger (Mobile App)
*Apple App Suite includes iTunes, Apple App Store, and Apple Game Center
About Mobile MetrixComscore Mobile Metrix provides mobile audience measurement across smartphones and tablets. Using a combination of panel and census-based measurement methods, Mobile Metrix offers an unduplicated view of mobile browsing and app audiences at the media property, website and individual app level.
About MobiLensMobiLens data is derived from an intelligent online survey of a nationally representative sample of mobile subscribers age 13 and older. Data on mobile phone usage refers to a respondent's primary mobile phone and does not include data related to a respondent's secondary device.
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