According to technology research firm Counterpoint, Samsung accounted for 36.1% of all smartphone shipments in the US in Q32014. Apple is second with 29.7% while LG is a distant third at 11.0%
All three manufacturers grew over last quarter at the expense of the lesser knowns, that magical "Others" category dropped from 22.4% of the market to only 14.3% in the current quarter. That category includes the likes of HTC and Blackberry.
Apple will be releasing a new iPhone soon, while Samsung is reportedly set to release the anticipated Galaxy Prime, while LG recently released their newest flagship smartphone, the LG G3 to great reviews.