Apple iOS gains on Google Android in mobile OS race
Oct 07, 2013, 13:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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Apple's iOS's gains came at the expense of Android which saw its market share decrease from 52.4 percent to 51.6 percent, and the beleaguered BlackBerry which also lost 0.8 percentage points. Blackberry now holds a mere 4 percent of the overall market. Microsoft, with Windows Phone 8, crept up by 0.2 percentage points to a 3.2 percent share.
As for smartphone brands, Apple remains on top with 40.7 percent of the US OEM market. Samsung stays in second place with 24.3 percent. The other major smartphone vendors, HTC, Motorola, and LG, either lost market share or stayed level, well behind the two leading smartphone vendors.
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