… Of the 234 million Americans age 13 and older, 10.2 percent owned an iPhone during the third quarter, earning Apple the #4 ranking among the nation’s top device manufacturers. It’s the first time the iPhone zoomed past the ten percent milestone in comScore metrics.
Apple between the June and September quarter grew its share by 1.3 percentage points. The achievement is that much more notable because it excludes strong iPhone 4S sales as that handset launched mid-October. In fact, everybody but Apple lost market share, with the exception of Samsung which held on to its 25.3 percent share of U.S. mobile subscribers.
… When you consider smartphones only, Apple and Google put together controlled three-quarters of the nation’s mobile platform market share. Talk about the iOS-Android duopoly.