For the primary time in historical past, a majority of smartphone users within the U.S. now own an Android device, in accordance with a brand new report out right this moment from comScore. The report put Google’s share of the market at 50.1 p.c, up 17 share factors from the identical month final 12 months.
Apple got here in second at 30.2 p.c, adopted by RIM at 13.4 p.c and Microsoft at 3.9 p.c. ComScore found that 104 million individuals within the U.S. owned smartphones for the 3-month interval ending in February.
As seen within the accompanying chart, Microsoft continues to lose share regardless of massive promotions of its new Home windows Cellphone working system. The corporate will want an enormous enhance from Lumia 900, a Nokia device set to launch April 8th.
However even that $100 device won’t be sufficient to get Microsoft again on monitor in cell.
Beforehand on GeekWire: AT&T confirms April 8th release of HTC Titan II and Lumia 900