It also led the overall US mobile phone market with a 37 percent share. This is good news for Samsung which has lost the top spot this quarter in both India and China.

The Galaxy S5 was a winner for Samsung as it generated 50 percent more demand than the Galaxy S4 in US.

Samsung also has the upcoming Galaxy Note 4 which could help it keep the lead. US market is a three-way split between Samsung, Apple and all other phone makers combined.

With the launch of a new iPhone on Sep 9, Apple which has a 25 percent share of US market will look to improve numbers and unseat the South Korean giant from its stronghold.

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