Google's Android Mobile Platform Tops Apple's IPhone
NEW YORK (AdAge.com) -- Google's Android has beat Apple's iPhone as the No. 2 smartphone platform in the U.S. for the first time during the three-month period ended in November, according to ComScore.
Research in Motion's BlackBerry still leads the U.S. smartphone category with 33.5% market share, compared to Android's 26% and Apple's 25.0% share. Microsoft's Windows Phone and Palm lag far behind, with 9% and 4% share, respectively.
The entire smartphone category is growing fast: 61.5 million Americans owned smartphones during the three months ended in November, up 10% from the prior period.