Apple commands 25.3% US smartphone market share in Dec 2009 Buzz this

Posted by Prasada Martala Feb 9, 2010

Acording to a recent comScore report on US mobile subscriber market share for December 2009, Apple's US smartphone market share increased by 1.2% to 25.3%. Blackberry maker Research In Motion (RIM) lead the category with 41.6% market share, while Apple's iPhone (25.3%) and Microsoft's Windows platform (18.0%) stood at second and third positions respectively. Compared to previous reporting period (September 2009), RIM and Microsoft each lost 1-percentage point in December 2009 period, while Palm lost 2.2-percentage points in market share. Apple and Google posted a gain in smartphone market share for the same period.

According to a recent IDC's market report, Apple shipped 25.1 million iPhones in 2009 capturing 14.4% of global smartphone market share.



In the overall US mobile market segment, Motorola ranked top with 23.5% market share, followed by LG (21.9%), Samsung (21.2%), Nokia (9.2%) and RIM (7.0%). Compared to previous reporting period (September 2009), Motorola and Nokia lost market share to Samsung, RIM and LG in December 2009.

The study says a total of 234 million people age 13 and older used mobile devices in December 2009 in the U.S.


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