The Internet Research Marketing company, comScore, released today a report on the top performing smartphone platforms in the United States. In the results for the last quarter of 2012, Apple Inc. had the highest number of mobile subscribers with a 36.3 percent market share.
Apple improved the number of smartphone subscribers from 34.3 percent while Samsung increased its shares of the market from 18.7 percent to 21 percent. HTC saw a decline in market share from 12 percent to 10.2 percent, Motorola dropped from 9.8 percent to 9.1 percent, and LG moved up from 6.6 percent to 7.1 percent.
The tech company, Google, still had runaway success by claiming the top smartphone platform with 53.4 percent share of the market. Apple still trails the search giant, which managed to secure 36.3 percent. Blackberry, Microsoft and Symbian significant fallout in both categories, and did not improve in the final quarter.
Apple’s success comes as no surprise for the battle of top selling, performing smartphone platform. In its quarterly report, it sold 47.8 million iPhones compared to 37 million a year ago. Apple’s partnerships with more carriers has allowed for greater consumer adoption, more units sold, and increase market share.
“We’re thrilled with record revenue of over $54 billion and sales of over 75 million iOS devices in a single quarter,” said Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO. “We’re very confident in our product pipeline as we continue to focus on innovation and making the best products in the world.”
Rumor has it Apple is getting ready to release a newer cutting-edge iPhone 5s, according to Gottabemobile.com report. In addition, this report also discusses the possibility of a very anticipated announcement of a HTC M7.
The first quarter of 2013 is bound to reveal if both Google and Apple can continue to maintain the momentum. Whatever the case may be both are in a deadlock in the American market, expect similar results in international markets.