Android overtakes iOS in U.S. smartphone subscribers, trails only RIM

Analytics company comScore has published its quarterly report on U.S. mobile subscribers for the three month period ending in November of 2010. What’s notable on the report? Google’s Android mobile operating system has surpassed Apple’s iOS in the number of U.S. based smartphone subscribers for the first time with 26% of the market — iOS has 25%. With iOS just in its rearview mirror, Android has only one adversary left: Research In Motion. RIM currently holds 33.5% of the pie, but has been hemorrhaging users and market share for several months here in the States. We’re a little scared of what the comments section is going to look like, so try and be civil, yes?


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