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iPhone model detection

How DeviceAtlas detects iPhone models

Detecting iPhone models has always been a bit of a headache for companies working in the online space, mainly due to the fact that device model tokens are missing in the UAs. You won’t find iPhone models in your Google Analytics dashboard which shows a single “Apple iPhone” category for all iPhone models. Here’s how DeviceAtlas tackles this issue.

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Mobile OS popularity by US State

We dive into State-level data to see which mobile operating system is dominant across the United States, and if there are any correlations between Republican v Democrat and iOS v Android use.

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The most popular mobile browsers

A well thought-out mobile strategy needs to take into account many characteristics of mobile users’ behaviour. With some analysis of mobile traffic from websites powered by DeviceAtlas, we can shed some light on the most popular mobile browsers in the largest markets.

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Dual SIM smartphone usage - 2018

With rumours around future iOS versions supporting dual SIM cards, we looked at current levels of dual SIM usage throughout the world. Where are they popular, and where do people not seem too interested in a dual SIM smartphone?

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Most common smartphone RAM by country

Knowing the RAM of a visiting device can be a crucial element in deciding how best to serve content to the user. Here's a list of the most used RAM specs across the globe to help you make the right choices (updated October 2018).

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The most used smartphone GPU - 2018

Here are the most common GPUs in use today. Understanding a smartphone's hardware capabilities is a vital step in decisions around content richness, enabling you to give users the best possible experience.

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Most used smartphone screen resolutions in 2018

Here are the most common smartphone screen resolutions by country in 2018, to help you better understand which are most popular around the world.

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List of User Agent strings

Updated for 2018 - a list of User Agent strings for the most popular devices in use today. Including Android, iPhone, Windows, tablets, desktops, bots & crawlers, games consoles and more.

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Cryptomining digs deep into our batteries

Many websites have recently started using their visitors’ browsers to mine cryptocurrency. How does this affect the battery of the device being "co-opted" into the operation? We did some tests to find out.

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The most popular smartphones in 2018

The most popular smartphones around the world in 2018. We'll regularly update these statistics, giving you a snapshot of the most used devices wherever your users are.

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Android v iOS market share 2018

We looked at Q3 data to see how the Android v iOS battlefield has developed over 2018. Android continues to lose ground in Canada, with iOS losing share in Argentina and Sweden. Read on for more stats from across the globe.

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How to detect the iPhone XR, XS and XS Max with DeviceAtlas

The latest iPhone models - the XR, XS and XS Max - are almost certain to be a success, with pre-orders already fulfilled. But how can you detect when these devices request your content, ensuring you give the user the best possible experience?

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Browsers that respect your privacy

Browser privacy, and privacy in general is a hot topic of late. We took a look at the big hitters as well as some of the more niche browsers out there to review what your privacy options are.

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The truth about ‘peak smartphone’

With many recent reports suggesting that we have reached ‘peak smartphone’, we thought it would be useful to take a look at some hard data to see if the facts line up with the opinion.

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The Physical Web is dead, long live the physical web

Launched in 2014, Google's Physical Web project promised much, but seems to have died a quiet death over the last few months. This post takes a look at what the technology promised, and the speed bumps it hit along the way that may ultimately prove to have derailed it.

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Measuring page weight

Measuring the weight of a web page used to be a simple matter of waiting for the page to finish loading, then adding up the size of its resources. This article will talk about ways to measure page weight in a world of mobile devices and rich app-like sites.

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Understanding web page weight

Page weight is the gravity of the web - a relentless downwards drag, ever present and utterly unavoidable. Understanding it is a critical aspect of a successful web strategy.

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Reducing page weight

This article summarizes the most common techniques that will help you keep your web pages light and lean, starting with image optimization, and closing off with a brief set of guidelines for the technical and non-technical alike.

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Viewport, resolution, screen size and DPI for the most popular smartphones

Knowing the exact specifications of a smartphone's screen allows you to better tailor and sculpt the experience for your users. We've listed the resolution, screen size, DPI and Viewport for 63 of the most popular smartphones in use in 2018.

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JavaScript server-side rendering with device detection

Server-side rendering (SSR) can solve some of the same challenges that frameworks face with mobile clients. You've already gone to the trouble of setting up a server-side solution, why not get everything you can out of it?

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