The latest data from comScore found that about 47.5% feature phone owners decided to change their phone to a smartphone in April 2012. Compared to one year ago, only 38.0% feature phone subscribers switched to a smartphone, or this was an increase of 9.5%. There were about 110 million phone users in America have used a smartphone device to make a call, send texting, access web, watch mobile video, in April 2012.
According to comScore, 61.5% of new buyers of smartphone decided to sign a new contract with a phone operator and requested a device that was powered by Google Android operating system such as Samsung Galaxy S III and Samsung Galaxy Note. Then, it followed by Apple iOS, as 25.2% of new phone subscribers decided to pick an iPhone. Not too bad for Microsoft, about 7.1% of new buyers picked a device that was run on the world’s largest software company operating system which is known as Windows Phone. Devices powered by Windows Phone include Nokia Lumia 900.