Android still leads in U.S., but iOS grows stronger

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Android still leads in U.S., but iOS grows stronger

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Android remains the top dog for U.S. smartphone sales, though Apple ‘s iOS is creeping up.

Google’s mobile OS took home 52 percent of all U.S. smartphone sales from March through April, showing little gain from the same period last year, Kantar said on Monday.

At the same time, iOS grabbed 41.9 percent of smartphone sales in the U.S., an increase of 3.5 percent from a year ago. And Apple has T-Mobile to thank for at least some of that gain, according to Kantar.

“The highly anticipated release of the iPhone on T-Mobile has benefited iOS in the latest three-month period, though it has not yet impacted T-Mobile’s share in the market,” Kantar Worldpanel ComTech global consumer insight director Dominic Sunnebo said in a statement.

The iPhone 5 was the top-selling smartphone at T-Mobile over the three-month stretch ending May, even though the carrier launched the phone in mid April. T-Mobile also managed to lure in a lot of first-time smartphone buyers.

Among all T-Mobile subscribers who picked up an iPhone from March through May, 53 percent upgraded from a feature phon… [Read more]

Android still leads in U.S., but iOS grows stronger

Android still leads in U.S., but iOS grows stronger

 

Android still leads in U.S., but iOS grows stronger

 

Android still leads in U.S., but iOS grows stronger

 

Android still leads in U.S., but iOS grows stronger

 

Android still leads in U.S., but iOS grows stronger

Android still leads in U.S., but iOS grows stronger

Android still leads in U.S., but iOS grows stronger

Android still leads in U.S., but iOS grows stronger

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