ComScore released their December report on Mobile Devices recently, and as expected, the market continues to grow as more and more people upgrade to smartphones. Read on for a breakdown of the numbers, and what it means for you and your station.There were 97.9 million smartphone owners (40% of all mobile phones) in the US in the 3 months ending in December 2011. Google leads the platform war, with almost 50% of the market, with Apple in second at almost 30%. RIM continues to lag behind, losing 3 points to fall to around 16% of the market. Both Google and Apple are on the rise, gaining 2.5 and 2.2 points respectively.
47.6% of mobile users (Smartphone and Non Smartphone users) downloaded an app and 23.8% used their phone to listen to music.