ComScore released a report on mobile market in the U.S. in May. Apple mobile platform managed to buck the trend of the previous month, the iOS somewhat increased its presence in the intervening period. Android and Windows Phone platforms, this time remained unchanged.
According to statistics from comScore, at the end of May, 169 million smartphones use of the U.S. population, which is 4% more than in February this year. Analysts believe that the increase was due to iPhone, which in the United States is in demand.
Apple continues to be the largest smartphones producer in the U.S., the share of the Californian giant falls in 41.9% of deliveries (0.6% for the reporting period). Second place is the main competitor, Samsung with a share of 27.8% (+0.8%). The top five also includes LG, Motorola and HTC.
U.S. mobile market leading operating system Android is occupied 52.1%. Next comes the iOS with a value of 41.9% over the period which grew by 0.6%. Windows Phone remained with the value just 3.4%, while the share of Blackberry and Symbian continues to strive for zero. Approximately the same results as a percentage shown earlier reports of other companies, with some deviations in absolute values.
ComScore also affected the balance of power in the market for mobile applications. According to the research, Facebook in September acquired 76.4% of mobile devices on iOS and Android. Following are Google Play and YouTube with indicators 51.8% and 51.7%, respectively.