iPhone passes BlackBerry among users
Jacksonville Business Journal – by Jeff Clabaugh , Washington Business Journal
Date: Friday, June 3, 2011, 1:03pm EDT
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Apple’s iPhone has passed Research in Motion’s BlackBerry among U.S. smartphone users.
ComScore, based in Reston, Va., says smartphones running Google’s Android operating system continue to dominate the smartphone market. Palm, the company that pioneered smartphones, continues to decline, barely registering in comScore’s latest user survey.
Google’s Android accounted for 36.4 percent of U.S. smartphone users in April, up 5.2 percent from January. Apple is now No. 2, with 26 percent smartphone market share, up 1.3 percent from January. Research in Motion fell 4.7 percent to 25.7 percent of the smartphone market.
Phones running Microsoft’s operating system accounted for 6.7 percent of the smartphone market, while Palm users fell to just 2.6 percent.
ComScore (Nasdaq: SCOR) said 74.6 million U.S. consumers owned a smartphone as of April, up 13 percent from January.
Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL), based in Cupertino, Calif., has a store at the St. Johns Town Center in Jacksonville.