More than half of US mobile phone users now use smartphones

by Curtis Lee Fulton

US smartphone market penetration has surpassed 50% for the first time, according to a new report by Internet analytics firm ComScore. Android still owns the majority of US market share at 53%, with iOS at 36%, BlackBerry at 6% and Windows at 3%. Apple is the largest smartphone OEM, with 36.3% market peneration. Samsung came in second at 21.0% and HTC in third place at 10.2%.