Yesterday TechCrunch posted a brilliant article discussing the big players in the smartphone market in United States. By looking at the chart below, one can easily perceive that how search engine giant Google and Cupertino based company Apple are both leading in the long going smartphone battle.
What a difference just one year can make. In our Year in Tech post, I pointed out that 2011 was the year that Apple and Google won the smartphone wars. I put together the chart above from comScore U.S. mobile subscriber estimates to illustrate the dramatic shift in market share in the smartphone market. In less than 18 months, Apple’s and Google’s combined market share of U.S. mobile subscribers for iPhones and Android phones went from 43.8 percent to 75.6 percent between August, 2010 and November, 2011.
See the charts embedded below for having a better idea: