comScore today released data from the comScore MobiLens service, reporting key trends in the U.S. smartphone industry during the three month average period ending May 2013. Apple ranked as the top smartphone manufacturer with 39 percent OEM market share.

Smartphone OEM Market Share

141 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones (59 percent mobile market penetration) during the three months ending in May, up 6 percent since February. Apple ranked as the top OEM with 39.2 percent of U.S. smartphone subscribers (up 0.3 percentage points from February). Samsung ranked second with 23 percent market share (up 1.7 percentage points), followed by HTC with 8.7 percent, Motorola with 7.8 percent and LG with 6.7 percent.

Top Smartphone OEMs 3 Month Avg. Ending May 2013 vs. 3 Month Avg. Ending Feb. 2013 Total U.S. Smartphone Subscribers Age 13+ Source: comScore MobiLens

Smartphone Platform Market Share

Android ranked as the top smartphone platform in May with 52.4 percent market share (up 0.7 percentage points from February). Apple ranked second with 39.2 percent market share (up 0.3 percentage points), followed by BlackBerry with 4.8 percent, Microsoft with 3 percent and Symbian with 0.4 percent.

Top Smartphone Platforms 3 Month Avg. Ending May 2013 vs. 3 Month Avg. Ending Feb. 2013 Total U.S. Smartphone Subscribers Age 13+ Source: comScore MobiLens

Source: comScore, Inc.

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