The number one smartphone OS in the US continues to be Android, which actually saw its market share go down from 52.2 percent in March to 51.9 percent in June. iOS, the number two smartphone OS, saw its market share rise from 41.4 percent to 42.1 percent in the same time frame. BlackBerry is fourth and saw its share drop from 2.7 to 2.4 percent. Symbian is fifth, dropping from 0.2 to 0.1 percent.
The leading smartphone OEM in the US continues to be Apple, with 42.1 percent of subscribers in June, up from 41.4 percent in March, Samsung is second with 28.6 percent, up from 27.0 percent. LG is a distant third with 6.4 percent, followed by Motorola at 5.9 percent and HTC at 4.8 percent.
173 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones in June, up by four percent compared to March, according to comScore. Facebook, YouTube Google Play, Google Search, Pandora Radio, Google Maps, Gmail, Instagram, Yahoo Stocks and Facebook Messenger were the top 10 smartphone apps used by U.S. residents in June.