According to new data from ComScore, Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform has held a 3% market share in the United States as of July 2013. Windows Phone also held a 3% share as of May 2013. Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform held a 3.2% market share back in February of 2013.
According to this data, Windows Phone saw no increase in market share from the month of May to the month of July. While Windows Phone held the same market share, the number one mobile platform, Android, saw a decline by -0.2% compared to the data from May 2013. Apple actually went up by 1.2%.
“Android ranked as the top smartphone platform in July with 51.8 percent market share, followed by Apple with 40.4 percent (up 1.2 percentage points), BlackBerry with 4.3 percent, Microsoft with 3 percent and Symbian with 0.3 percent,” ComScore stated.
Not that long ago, Microsoft stated that the Windows Phone platform was “growing faster than anyone else right now.” In fact, Microsoft was proud to be in third place behind Apple and Google. “We think we’re solidly the third ecosystem right now. That’s a huge announcement in some respects,” Microsoft stated.
Microsoft still has quite a bit of work to do, even though they are in 3rd place.