iPhone still tops the U.S. smartphone market, according to comScore

The Apple iPhone is the No. 1 smartphone in the United States, capturing 41 percent of the increasingly competitive market, comScore says.

Published Sat, Jul 5 2014 12:53 AM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:15 PM CST

The Apple iPhone remains the No. 1 smartphone in the United States, controlling 41.9 percent of the market, according to a recent report from comScore. It's not too surprising to hear that the iPhone leads all other phone manufacturers, while Samsung further claws into Apple's lead.

iPhone still tops the U.S. smartphone market, according to comScore | TweakTown.com

Despite controlling the smartphone hardware market, the Google Android operating system has 52.1 percent market share. The figure is ahead of Apple's iOS with 41.9 percent, and greatly ahead of Microsoft Windows Phone (3.4 percent), BlackBerry (2.3 percent), and Symbian (0.1 percent).

Also worth noting, 70 percent of consumers in the United States currently use a smartphone - an impressive number, as casual users leave behind feature phones. Furthermore, more than 76 percent of smartphone users have Facebook installed, with Google Play Store, YouTube, Google Search, and Pandora Radio also popular.

An experienced tech journalist and marketing specialist, Michael joins TweakTown looking to cover everything from consumer electronics to enterprise cloud technology. A former Staff Writer at DailyTech, Michael is now the West Coast News Editor and will contribute news stories on a daily basis. In addition to contributing here, Michael also runs his own tech blog, AlamedaTech.com, while he looks to remain busy in the tech world.

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