Android is top OS in the US, but Apple is top maker

July 28, 2011
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Nielsen has released its latest report on the top smartphone makers and OS in the US. The latest report is much like the ones we have seen in the past. According to the Nielsen data for June, Android is the largest OS in the country with 39% share of the market. Apple and iOS are second with 28% of the market.

RIM saw its share decline for the month to 20% of the market. Nielsen also looked at the top smartphone makers to see who was at the top. With the share of iOS users in America so high, it's clear that Apple is the top smartphone maker with only the iPhone running iOS. HTC, whose top devices run Android, sitting at 14% of the smartphone maker market share, Motorola is at 11%, and Samsung is at 8% of the market. All three of those makers are leaning heavily on Android.

HTC's Windows 7 smartphones account for 6% of that OS market share. Symbian has only 2% of the smartphone market and is tied with WebOS. The total share of the OS market for Windows Mobile and WP7 is 9%.

[via Nielsen]


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  • Anonymous

    Since everything that apple sells is made in China, I would hardly call them an American company. They obviously care nothing for their country of origin, selling their cheap crap does not make them American and shouldn’t be in this article labled as such.

    • Manpete69

       So which of these devices is actually made in USA, you think, other than “none of them”?

    • Manpete69

       So which of these devices is actually made in USA, you think, other than “none of them”?

    • Manpete69

       So which of these devices is actually made in USA, you think, other than “none of them”?

  • Manpete69

    Interesting graph. It also shows how well HTC can combine a few Windows phones with their large catalogue of Android phones. Add those two segments together and you’ll easily recognize that HTC takes 20% market share. Considering the constant decline of RIM, I would not be surprised if HTC will be the second largest smartphone brand next month. With the WM7 update and Android ICS on the doorstep, they are probably already looking “up” to the numbers that Apple generates.

    It is noneless impressive what Apple has achieved in the mobile segment. Hats off! (While it lasts)

  • Manpete69

    Interesting graph. It also shows how well HTC can combine a few Windows phones with their large catalogue of Android phones. Add those two segments together and you’ll easily recognize that HTC takes 20% market share. Considering the constant decline of RIM, I would not be surprised if HTC will be the second largest smartphone brand next month. With the WM7 update and Android ICS on the doorstep, they are probably already looking “up” to the numbers that Apple generates.

    It is noneless impressive what Apple has achieved in the mobile segment. Hats off! (While it lasts)

  • Anonymous

    Android top mobile OS,Apple top maker in US http://bit.ly/qhpsdu