Category archives: Device landscape

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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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How regularly do people upgrade their smartphones?

While most popular smartphones get an upgrade each year, not all users feel the need or benefit to upgrade annually. How often do people splash the cash on a newer model? We investigate our data to find the answer.

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The most used smartphone GPU - 2019

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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Can you block Huawei devices from accessing your website or app?

Although given a 90 day stay of execution, Huawei will no longer be able to include popular Google services and apps on their new devices. For a website/app owner, is it possible to block Huawei devices from accessing your services? It is, but we don't recommend it.

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Under pressure in the UK, how popular are Huawei smartphones?

Huawei are in the news again. This time, it's the UK who've announced they'll let the Chinese manufacturer provide non-core 5G hardware. The US isn't happy. Are Huawei smartphones popular in the UK? We investigate the data.

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Chill, Netflix - why are you pulling Airplay support?

Netflix have announced that they're killing Airplay support, blaming technical limitations introduced by Apple. But do those reasons add up? What are they being denied by Airplay that they get from Chromecast?

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Dual SIM smartphone usage - 2019

With the latest iPhones 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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UC Browser exposes 500+ million users - where is it most popular?

UC Browser has exposed over 500 million of its users to MiTM attacks. Just how popular is UC and its variants across the globe?

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Have trade restrictions affected use of Huawei smartphones?

Despite trade restrictions and rumours of Chinese government demands, real-world usage of Huawei devices is increasing. We looked at the stats for eight countries to see if the trade bans have affected uptake.

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Facts and statistics - the mobile landscape in the USA

The US is home to some pioneers of the mobile web, such as Apple, inventors of the iPhone. We looked at the 2018 data to see which handsets are popular, what OS they run, and the most common hardware specs we see.

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