Apple has reportedly gained 7% from last month's traffic share, now representing 50% of the global pie. Symbian fell from 29% to 25%, while Android took third place, increasing from 10% to 11%. Research In Motion's slice shrunk by 1% to 7%, and Windows Mobile slipped from 5% to 3%.
Apple's share rose by 7.2% to 55% in the US. Meanwhile, Android grew from 17% to 20% (almost entirely from HTC sales), and RIM lost 2%, settling at 12% of the market. Usage of the Palm Pre has also decreased in October, with WebOS's share falling from 10% to 5%.
Similar trends were noticed in the UK, with Apple accounting for 74% of smartphone traffic, a 3% increase on month. Symbian and Android both lost a percentage point, from 12% and 11% in September to 11% and 10% in October.