Over the last several months the Android OS has been growing stronger with acceptance. It wasn't 2 years ago when most mobile phone users didn't even know of Android. Google Android has grown another %7 over the last 3 months.
The Mobile Operating System has taken hold and growing everyday. Growth hasn't slowed since the first Droid Phone launched. More and more users are updating to smartphones. The data is showing they are choosing Google Phones.
The latest data is showing that Androids growth continues with 7.0 percentage points since November 2010. This put Google Android at %33 of the market share. Blackberry dropped by 4.6 percent over the same time period landing at 28.9 percent of the market.
ComScore has reported these key trends in the U.S. mobile phone industry during the three month average period ending February 2011.
The top 3 OEM Manufacturers are Samsung, LG and Motorola with RIM and Apple after that. Apple had the strongest gain during the period.
69.5 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones during the three months ending in February 2011, up 13 percent from the preceding three-month period. Google Android grew 7.0 percentage points since November, strengthening its #1 position with 33.0 percent market share. RIM ranked second with 28.9 percent market share, followed by Apple with 25.2 percent. Microsoft (7.7 percent) and Palm (2.8 percent) rounded out the top five.