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Apple gains ground in US smartphone market

Last Updated: Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 21:40

Sydney: Apple has gained ground in the US smartphone market, industry tracker comScore has said.

Apple’s share of the US smartphone market climbed nearly three percent to 39 percent in the first three months of this year.

According to, this made the California company the most popular handset maker in the country, according to comScore.

South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung remained the second most popular smartphone maker with 21.7 percent of the US market, followed by HTC, Motorola and LG with 9 percent, 8.5 percent, and 6.8 percent respectively.

BlackBerry devices however slipped more than a percent to 5.2 percent.


First Published: Saturday, May 4, 2013 - 21:40
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