What were the top smartphone operating systems in October? The numbers

The following lists the top smartphone operating systems by number of active users in the United States in October, according to research firm comScore.

ComScore conducts monthly user surveys. The following list is derived from a three-month average ending in October of U.S. mobile subscribers over the age of 13. ComScore asked respondents what type of phone they own, and derived operating system information based on those responses.

  February May July October
No proprietary OS 206,825,938 203,920,230 200,981,682 196,773,054
Apple 5,258,504 5,744,018 6,630,298 8,970,049
Google 427,914 797,633 894,159 1,020,364
Microsoft 6,807,554 7,040,584 6,659,579 7,131,797
Palm 2,398,755 2,406,244 2,626,151 2,843,534
RIM 9,668,977 12,202,058 13,080,555 14,963,238
Symbian 888,532 889,232 1,042,052 1,297,965

Source: comScore

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