John Paczkowski

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Android: Take Me to Your Market Leader

Further confirmation of the Android onslaught: According to new metrics released by comScore today, Google’s (GOOG) mobile OS has gained market share in the States at the expense of both the BlackBerry and iPhone.

In the three months ended July, Android claimed 17 percent of the American smartphone market, up from 12 percent in the three months ended April. Meanwhile, RIM’s (RIMM) BlackBerry slipped to 39.3 percent from 41.1 percent and Apple’s (APPL) iPhone to 23.8 percent from 25.1 percent. Also suffering a decline: Microsoft’s (MSFT) Windows Mobile, which sank to 11.8 percent from 14 percent. Only Hewlett-Packard’s (HPQ) webOS held steady at 4.9 percent.