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The Comscore published data showing that Android is leading and both RIM and Apple are falling behind. Android surged pass iPhone (iOS) previously in the number of subscribers but this is the first time Android took the helm from RIM, The data from October 2010 to January 2011 indicated that 65.8 million people in the U.S. owned a smartphone, which itself up by 8% from the previous period.
As of January 2011, with 31.2% market share; RIM ranked second with 30.4% market share, with Apple following with 24.7% share. Microsoft had a 8% market share, with Palm taking 3.2% share.
As with number of smartphones increasing, so are the ad impressions. In this front too, Android is gliding past iOS in style. According to a report by Inmobi Android is way ahead with 37% of ad impressions verses Apple's iPhone only showing 23% of the share. According to Inmobi, Android surged ahead with 17% increase since last October and Apple actually dropped 1.3%. But keep in mind these figures are from Inmobi network only and does not include other ad networks or Apple's own iADs. Either way still Android is gaining on all fronts.