Category archives: Device landscape

Dual SIM phones

Where are dual SIM phones used most in 2017?

One of the device properties detected by DeviceAtlas is whether a device can support multiple SIM cards, which allows us to look specifically at dual SIM devices. We looked into web traffic statistics to learn in which regions multiple SIM cards are the most popular.

How often do people upgrade their smartphones? [new research]

Most flagship smartphone series get updated every year but does it actually mean we replace our devices once every 12 months? To answer this question we looked into DeviceAtlas statistics focusing on the most common year of release for mobile devices in selected corners of the globe.

Most popular Android smartphones 2017

Most popular Android smartphones in 2017

Looking to better understand which Android smartphones are the most popular around the globe in 2017? We have some exciting statistics based on web traffic data to hundreds of thousands of partner websites using DeviceAtlas for optimization and analytics.

Mobile device fragmentation

Device fragmentation still an issue

Mobile device fragmentation is a big headache for companies who don’t optimize their web presence to address differences between web-enabled devices. To underline how big the fragmentation issue is, we analyzed DeviceAtlas web browsing statistics from Q4 2016 focusing on diversity in terms of device characteristics.

Most popular smartphones 2016

Top 5 most popular smartphones across the globe in 2016

We’ve got the latest statistics on the most popular smartphones in different countries based on the amount of web traffic these phones generated in 2016. Check them out to learn which devices are the most used in your region, and for which devices you should optimize your content.

Connected devices

Are there more connected devices than ever?

Today there are no technical limitations in terms of making devices connected. Internet access can be applied anywhere, from cars, to fridges, to rice cookers, and it doesn’t cost a fortune to make it happen. Does that mean we have more connected devices than ever before?

ZTE Sprint LivePro

ZTE Sprint LivePro overview

Every so often a new device is released that attempts to marry seemingly disparate elements and make them work in a new, original form. In case of ZTE Sprint LivePro these elements include an Android tablet, a mobile hotspot, a projector, and a power bank. Here’s one of the most original mobile devices ever made, and, at the same time, our device of the month.

USB-C in smartphones and other upcoming features

Here at DeviceAtlas we follow all the latest smartphone news so that we can update our immense device database. We pay particular attention to new smartphone features and characteristics that may change the way we use mobile devices. Here is a quick round-up of some of the new features that may improve our devices in the near future.

Google Brillo and Weave

5 Ways Google Brillo Can Change The Device Landscape

Announced at Google I/O on 28 April, Brillo and Weave will become the basis for the new Internet of Things platform. Brillo is basically a lightweight, stripped down version of Android, while Weave provides a protocol for devices to communicate.

What we discovered at Mobile World Congress 2015

Attending industry shows like Mobile World Congress is a great way to follow the latest trends in the mobile technology world. This kind of insight helps us work on the quality of DeviceAtlas device detection and intelligence. Have a look at what we discovered at Mobile World Congress 2015 held last week in Barcelona.

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