Windows Phone gains small bump in market share for September

ComScore had released its mobile market share data for the September 2014. In terms of platforms, Android leads with 52.1 percent followed by iOS with 41.7 percent and Microsoft with 3.6 percent. Both Android and Microsoft grew its market share slightly compared the the prior quarter ended in June 2014, with Windows Phone gaining 0.2 percentage points. BlackBerry commanded a 2.3 percent market share and Symbian still hangs on with 0.2 percent.

ComScore also looked at what's on your phone, and here's where things aren't good for Windows Phone as Google apps still dominate the list of top used apps on phones. The usual suspects lead app usage on your devices, including apps from Facebook and Google with Facebook leading the charge, followed by YouTube, Google Play, Google Search, Pandora, Facebook Messenger, Google Maps, and Gmail rounding out the top 8. Google+ rounds out the comScore list with a 21.1 percent reach. Most of Google's apps are no where to be found on Windows Phone, except Google Search.

Windows Phone gains small bump in market share for September

Source: comScore

Chuong Nguyen

Chuong's passion for gadgets began with the humble PDA. Since then, he has covered a range of consumer and enterprise devices, raning from smartphones to tablets, laptops to desktops and everything in between for publications like Pocketnow, Digital Trends, Wareable, Paste Magazine, and TechRadar in the past before joining the awesome team at Windows Central. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, when not working, he likes exploring the diverse and eclectic food scene, taking short jaunts to wine country, soaking in the sun along California's coast, consuming news, and finding new hiking trails.