Google’s Android Platform Share Gains Ground Rapid in U.S. Mobile Phone Market

According comScore’s report with the “Smartphone Platform Market Share”, Google Android platform share increases from 2.8% to 7.1% in the U.S. mobile phone market during the three month period between October 2009 and January 2010.

Although Google Android ranked fourth in the share of U.S. smartphone subscribers, this is the most rapid increase for all the smartphone platforms. Above Android, RIM ranked first with 43.0% (up 1.7 percentage points), Apple ranked second with 25.1%(up 0.3 percentage points) and Microsoft ranked third with 15.7%(down 4.0 percentage points).

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The smartphone market grows with great potential, during the November to January period, 42.7 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones in an average, up 18 percent from the August through October period. The big picture for Android phones could be wonderful.

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