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Google's Android becomes no. 1 US Smartphone platform

|Includes: Alphabet Inc. (GOOG)

According to the latest data from comScore, Android has overtaken BlackBerry as the top smartphone platform in the U.S. for the three-months ended January 2011.

Android share jumped to 31.2% (a 7.7 percentage point rise), top amongst its peers. 

RIM actually lost market share, dropping 5.4 points to 30.4%. Coming in third was Apple, with a 24.7% share, a modest increase sequentially.

Microsoft ) and Palm lost 1.7 and 0.7 percentage points, respectively.

In terms of mobile OEMs, Samsung was atop again, with a 24.9% market share. LG came in second at 20.8%, Motorola was third at 16.5%, RIM fourth with 8.6%, and Apple fifth at 7%.