comScore Survey Reveals Android Holds 46.9% Smartphone Market Share

According to a report by comScore, the Google Android smartphone platform had the highest market share with 46.9 percent. The report further showed that Samsung is the largest smartphone maker in the US with 25.6 percent of the market share.

The survey covered a period of three months ending in November 2011, as per the data provided by comScore MobiLens service.

The study, conducted with more than 30,000 US mobile subscribers in US, revealed that during this period almost 234 million Americans who aged 13 and above used various mobile devices, reports Computer Business Review.

Second place was occupied by LG with 20.5 percent of the entire market share, whereas, Motorola came third with 13.7 percent marker share. Forth and fifth place were taken by Apple and RIM respectively. Apple had 11.2 percent and Research In Motion had 6.5 percent share of the market.

Other information revealed by the research firm indicates that 91.4 million people own a smartphone in US during this period. If this trend continues, even more people will own a smartphone device in the future. This is good news for smartphone manufacturers and retailers.