Nielsen: Android still led U.S. smartphone market in 2Q

Android remained its leading position in the U.S. smartphone market in the second quarter of 2011, according to the latest data from Nielsen, Media Post reported.

“Android finds itself atop the list again with 39 percent of the market,” according to Boy Genius Reports, citing smartphone market share data from Nielsen.

Apple’s iOS was on the second spot with 28 percent, followed by Blackberry-maker RIM, which made up 20 percent in the second quarter.

Windows Mobile and Windows Phone combined represented 9 percent, while webOS and Palm OS combined only contributed 2 percent of the market.

In terms of mobile phone vendors, Apple led in the second quarter with 28 percent of the total U.S. market, while “HTC devices accounted for 14 percent of Android market and 6 percent of the Windows Phone/Windows Mobile market, making it the nation’s top vendor in both categories and No. 2 overall,” Nielsen noted.

Image: Nielsen

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