Samsung Tops U.S. Mobile Device Manufacturers, Apple Gains In Hardware And Platform Share

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http://techcrunch.com – Digital metrics firm comScore today released its most recent mobile market share report, detailing trends in the mobile industry for the three month period ending in September. The survey of over 30,000 mobile subscribers in the U.S. revealed that smartphone penetration topped 50 percent for the first time ever in the study’s history, with Android and Samsung leading the charge. Smartphones were used by 51 percent of those surveyed, up 8 percent since the June quarter. Android was the top smartphone platform during the period, nabbing 52.5 percent of the overall market. That was up 0.9 p (IT news)