According to a new report from research firm NPD ( — as reported by “TechCrunch” ( — iOS’s U.S. market share (by sales) jumped from 26% in the third quarter of 2011 to 43% by October and November.

Android was in the top spot with 47% market share during those two months. That’s down from 60% in quarter three.

What’s more, nine of the top 10phones sold in October/November are smartphones. Apple’s phones are on the top of the list, with the iPhone 4S in the number one spot and the iPhone 4 in the number two position.