By: Jeffrey Wu
Taipei, Sept. 7 (CNA) Taiwan’s HTC Corp. (宏達電) and South Korea’s Samsung Electronics
Co. became the only two top-tier smartphone vendors in the United States that registered falling market shares in the three months ended in July.
According to a report published on Sept. 3 by research firm comScore Inc., HTC remained the fifth-largest smartphone vendor in the U.S. with a 3.5 percent share from May to July, down 0.2 percentage points from the previous three-month period.
Samsung saw its market share drop by 1.3 percentage points — the sharpest decline among the top five players — to 27.3 percent, ranking the company in second behind only Apple Inc., which expanded its market share by 1.1 percentage points to 44.2 percent. [FULL STORY]