Mon. Sep 21st, 2020

iOS Gets No2 Smartphone OS in US

According to research company Nielsen, iOS is now the number two operating system in smartphones in US. Android has taken the leap with nearly a third of US postpaid mobile subscribers between Nov 2010 and Jan 2011. Android leads with 29% while Apple and iOS follows with 27% followed by RIM with 27% of the market. Android is attracting the young youth very much.

Any ways Apple is getting ready to unveil a new iPhone this June, supposedly called the iPhone 5 which is expected to run the newest version of the iOS 5.

HTC follows with 12 percent of consumer smartphone owners having an HTC Android device and 7 percent owning an HTC device running a Microsoft OS. Ten percent of consumer smartphone owners had a Motorola Android device and one percent owned a Motorola device running a Microsoft OS.