Overall smartphone market in America continues to expand exponential since the early 2010. According to the latest data collected by comScore as of the end of May, there were 49.1 million people in America used smartphones to communicate and get in touch with others. This is an increase of 8.1% compared to February’s total of smartphone usage.
RIM BlackBerry remains strong with 41.7% share of smartphone market in America, reported comScore. Compared to February’s data, BlackBerry was at 42.1% share (a drop of 0.4%).
While everyone have been talking about the new Apple iPhone 4 since early June. However, Apple’s market share dropped slightly to 24.4% share (a drop of 1.0% from February).
Microsoft Windows Mobile OS continues to drop in the past several months and captured only 13.2% share as of the end of May. The new Microsoft Windows Phone 7 is scheduled to be launch sometime in October this year.
Google Android OS for mobile phone continues to take market share from other providers. Android smartphone share increased about 4.0% from February to May. Android has a total of 13.0% of smartphone market share in America as of the end of May.
Majority of Google Android smartphones are being sold thru Verizon Wireless, one of the top mobile phone providers in America. Subscribers usually required signing a two-year contract.