Despite the ousting of Scott Forstall and the iOS 6 maps controversy, the iPhone accounted for the majority of smartphone sales in the US over a 12 week period ending on November 25th. According to new data from market research firmKantar Worldpanel ComTech reported by AllThingsD, iOS-based smartphones made up 53.3-percent of unit sales, besting Android-powered devices, which claimed only 41.9-percent. Apple’s current market share is the highest it has ever been, the firm claims.
Compared to stats from the same time last year, Apple has made a 17.5-percent leap, while Android 10.9-percent drop. Apple has maintained a consistent lead over the last two months, though by a narrower margin in reporting period prior to ComTech’s latest report. According to data gathered before October 28th, the firm noted iPhone sales hovered around 48.1-percent, while Android followed closely at 46.7-percent. Compared to stats from the same reporting period last year