Apple dominates U.S. smartphone subscriber market share

Market research firm comScore on Friday released a new study that shows Apple is leading the smartphone market in the U.S. The study focused on a three month average ending March 2013.

According to comScore, Apple has 39% of the smartphone market, up 2.7% from the 36.3% share it had when the last study was released. Apple’s closest competitor is Samsung, which only accounted for 21.7% of the market, up a mere 0.7% from the last report.

HTC (9%), Motorola (8.5%) and LG (6.8%) round out the top five.

While Google’s Android leads the mobile platform race with 52% of the share, Android’s share dropped 1.4% during this study period. Apple’s iOS rose 2.7% from 36.3% to 39% during the same period.