According to Kantar Worldpanel ComTech research firm, iOS share in the U.S. smartphone market in December last year increased by 6.3% compared to the same period in 2011.
In December last year, iOS share market in the U.S. was 51.2%. As noted above, the share of iOS has increased, but the share of the operating system Android, in contrast, decreased from 44.8% to 44.2%, thus increased and the gap between the competing platforms. iOS and Android owns 95.4% of the market. The Canadian company RIM has also continued to lose ground in the U.S. market. For BlackBerry, the share in the U.S. fell from 6.1% to a paltry 1.1%.
Windows Phone platform is growing in popularity among U.S. users. While in December 2011, the share of smartphones on Windows Phone was 2.2%, in the last year, it increased to 2.6%.