Android Gains Market Share in US, Microsoft on A Downslide

comScore has released their U.S smartphone report for the period ending July 2010 and according to them the Android OS has surpassed Windows Mobile in terms of market share.   comScore This was pretty obvious with Android rapidly gaining market share all over the world. Microsoft’s only hope to bounce back now solely depends on their upcoming mobile OS WP7.

RIM is still the market leader in the U.S with a market share of 39.3%, down by 1.8% from the previous comScore report. Apple’s iOS comes in second with a market share of 23.8%, down by 1.3%. Android managed to gain 5% from the previous comScore report and has a market share of 17%. According to comScore’s report, nearly 53.4 million people in the U.S own a smartphone, which is up by 11% from their last report.

Ironically, comScore report did not say anything about the worldwide leader in mobile OS – Symbian. Click here for more interesting stats from comScore.

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