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Device Landscape

Device Landscape

4 Important Device Capabilities for Phone Gaming

Now, more than ever, users have access to multiple devices on which to play games, most notably via ...

Isabel Hughes - 24 Aug 2022
5 min read
Device Landscape

How device fragmentation is impacting eCommerce

eCommerce has long been considered one of the fastest growing industries of our time, reaching sales...

Isabel Hughes - 16 Aug 2022
4 min read
Device Landscape

The Importance of Device Graphs in Streaming Services

Device fragmentation makes user behavior unpredictable. Globally, the average person has 3 connected...

Isabel Hughes - 15 Aug 2022
3 min read
Device Landscape

iPhone Trends Over 15 Years

What has turned into a decade and a half of commercial glory for Apple started off slower than expec...

Isabel Hughes - 04 Jul 2022
5 min read
Device Landscape

Analysing the analytics providers

While nearly all the following analytics solutions work by adding tracking code to each of your page...

Regina De Burca - 14 Dec 2021
6 min read
Device Landscape

Devices From The Frontier: A Tiny GSM/GPRS Module

In performing this role we come across our fair share of curious devices. Today's device is a tiny G...

Ronan Cremin - 19 Feb 2021
2 min read
Device Landscape

The most popular iPhone models in 2020

What iPhone is most popular worldwide? See the overall traffic market share for 18 different iPhones...

James Farrelly - 03 Dec 2020
17 min read
Device Landscape

Meet DeviceAtlas at MWC Barcelona 2020

We are delighted to be attending, exhibiting and speaking at MWC Barcelona 2020. Join us at our exhi...

James Farrelly - 22 Jan 2020
1 min read
Device Landscape

Devices from the frontier: the smart projector

Today's device is a smart projector. This is a new category of devices that encapsulates projector f...

Ronan Cremin - 08 Nov 2019
1 min read
Device Landscape

Devices from the frontier: the pen / fan / phone

Today's device is a dual SIM phone that is also a pen and a fan. It includes a voice changer, a came...

Ronan Cremin - 30 Oct 2019
1 min read
Device Landscape

Devices from the frontier: the cable phone designed as a spy device

Today's device is a phone in a cable. It can make and receive phone calls and SMS messages. As soon ...

Ronan Cremin - 16 Oct 2019
1 min read
Device Landscape

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

Here is the resolution, screen size, DPI and Viewport for the most popular smartphones in use in 201...

James Kielty - 04 Oct 2019
7 min read
Device Landscape

Most used smartphone screen resolutions in 2019

Here are the most common smartphone screen resolutions by country in 2019, to help you better unders...

James Kielty - 03 Oct 2019
4 min read
Device Landscape

The most popular Android smartphones - 2019

The most used Android smartphones across the globe, based on Q2 2019 data. Has Samsung's dominance ...

James Kielty - 19 Sep 2019
15 min read
Device Landscape

Mobile OS versions by country

Here are the most active mobile operating system versions across 36 countries. This shows us where ...

James Kielty - 18 Sep 2019
7 min read
Device Landscape

The most popular smartphones in 2019

The most popular smartphones around the world in 2019. We'll regularly update these statistics, giv...

James Kielty - 17 Sep 2019
11 min read
Device Landscape

Android v iOS market share 2019

We looked at 2019 data to see how the Android v iOS battlefield has developed over the last few year...

James Kielty - 09 Sep 2019
14 min read
Device Landscape

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 ...

James Kielty - 02 Sep 2019
5 min read
Device Landscape

The most popular mobile browsers

A well thought-out mobile strategy needs to take into account many characteristics of mobile users...

James Kielty - 02 Sep 2019
6 min read
Device Landscape

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 u...

James Kielty - 16 Jul 2019
5 min read
Device Landscape

The most used smartphone GPU - 2019

Here are the most common GPUs in use today. Understanding a smartphone's hardware capabilities is a ...

James Kielty - 11 Jun 2019
7 min read
Device Landscape

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 s...

James Kielty - 27 May 2019
3 min read
Device Landscape

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 manufa...

James Kielty - 30 Apr 2019
5 min read
Device Landscape

Chill, Netflix - why are you pulling Airplay support?

Netflix have announced that they're killing Airplay support, blaming technical limitations introduce...

James Kielty - 11 Apr 2019
3 min read
Device Landscape

Dual SIM smartphone usage

With the latest iPhones supporting dual SIM cards, we looked at current levels of dual SIM usage thr...

James Kielty - 09 Apr 2019
7 min read
Device Landscape

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 it...

James Kielty - 29 Mar 2019
2 min read
Device Landscape

Have trade restrictions affected use of Huawei smartphones?

Despite trade restrictions and rumours of Chinese government demands, real-world usage of Huawei dev...

James Kielty - 07 Mar 2019
5 min read
Device Landscape

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...

James Kielty - 01 Mar 2019
5 min read
Device Landscape

What we liked at Mobile World Congress 2019

Here's our list of impressive devices and gadgets we saw in MWC19 Barcelona, as well as some of the ...

James Kielty - 27 Feb 2019
8 min read
Device Landscape

Facts and statistics - the UK mobile landscape

eMarketer predict that in 2019, adults in the UK will spend over two hours each day on their smartph...

James Kielty - 19 Feb 2019
5 min read
Device Landscape

The mobile landscape in South Korea

With over 51 million inhabitants and smartphone penetration of 95%, South Korea is a tech-savvy nati...

James Kielty - 13 Feb 2019
4 min read
Device Landscape

Wonder Woman helps Android kick iOS off top spot in Sweden

Huawei had a tough 2018, in the spotlight for all the wrong reasons. However, some slick marketing c...

James Kielty - 11 Feb 2019
5 min read
Device Landscape

The mobile landscape in Italy

Here are some statistics on the mobile landscape in Italy, including the most popular smartphones, A...

James Kielty - 06 Feb 2019
3 min read
Device Landscape

The mobile landscape in The Netherlands

iPhones dominate the scene in The Netherlands, with the world's most popular smartphone - the iPhone...

James Kielty - 04 Feb 2019
3 min read
Device Landscape

The smartphone upgrade cycle - visualized

We tracked usage of the most popular devices from Apple and Samsung across the four quarters of 2018...

James Kielty - 23 Jan 2019
16 min read
Device Landscape

Mobile OS popularity by US State

We dive into State-level data to see which mobile operating system is dominant across the United Sta...

James Kielty - 07 Nov 2018
5 min read
Device Landscape

Cryptomining digs deep into our batteries

Many websites have recently started using their visitors’ browsers to mine cryptocurrency. How do...

mike - 19 Oct 2018
9 min read
Device Landscape

The truth about ‘peak smartphone’

With many recent reports suggesting that we have reached ‘peak smartphone’, we thought it would ...

Martin Clancy - 12 Oct 2018
5 min read
Device Landscape

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 ...

Martin Clancy - 10 Oct 2018
6 min read
Device Landscape

Huawei - now the world's second largest smartphone producer

In July, Tech analysis group Canalys reported Huawei overtaking Apple to become the world's second l...

James Kielty - 30 Aug 2018
2 min read
Device Landscape

5 facts about the mobile landscape in Japan

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James Kielty - 10 Jul 2018
5 min read
Device Landscape

The evolving mobile landscape in India

The mobile market in India has changed a huge amount over the last year, but what's driving it? Whi...

James Kielty - 04 Jul 2018
6 min read
Device Landscape

5 facts about the mobile landscape in Argentina

We dig into our data to unearth facts and statistics about the 2018 mobile landscape in Argentina. ...

James Kielty - 02 Jul 2018
5 min read
Device Landscape

5 facts about the mobile market in France

Facts about the mobile device landscape in France, based on our data from a network of partner sites...

James Kielty - 25 Jun 2018
4 min read
Device Landscape

5 facts about the mobile market in Germany

With 69 million smartphone users in the country, Germany's mobile landscape is an important feature ...

James Kielty - 21 Jun 2018
4 min read
Device Landscape

5 facts about the mobile market in Australia

With smartphone penetration of over 83%, the Australian market is a strong indicator of global mobil...

James Kielty - 17 Jun 2018
4 min read
Device Landscape

5 facts about the mobile market in Brazil

With a population of over 200 million, and an estimated 77 million smartphone users in 2017, Brazil'...

James Kielty - 10 Jun 2018
2 min read
Device Landscape

ZTE ceases operations on the back of US bluster

Bloomberg report that ZTE, China's second largest telecom equipment maker, has suspended all major o...

James Kielty - 10 May 2018
3 min read
Device Landscape

The Most Popular iPhones of 2017

What's the most popular iPhone in the world? We looked at data for the whole of 2017 to find out....

James Kielty - 30 Mar 2018
10 min read
Device Landscape

The Most Popular iPhones of 2017

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James Kielty - 30 Mar 2018
10 min read
Device Landscape

The Most Popular Smartphones of 2017

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James Kielty - 05 Mar 2018
8 min read
Device Landscape

MWC2018 Highlights - The DeviceAtlas Report

With all eyes firmly fixed on Barcelona for the 2018 Mobile World Congress, the DeviceAtlas team wen...

James Kielty - 26 Feb 2018
6 min read
Device Landscape

Android v iOS Market Share - 2017 Review

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James Kielty - 09 Feb 2018
3 min read
Device Landscape

DeviceAtlas in 2017: the year in review

2017 has been a busy year for DeviceAtlas - new product, new patents, new website, and an award at M...

Martin Clancy - 18 Dec 2017
4 min read
Device Landscape

Qualcomm top chipset vendor for Android devices

As the massive growth in mobile and connected devices continues, our latest research focuses on sele...

Stephen Clarke - 14 Nov 2017
1 min read
Device Landscape

The most used smartphone screen resolutions in 2017

Here are the most recent device usage statistics to help you better understand which smartphone scre...

Pawel Piejko - 26 Sep 2017
4 min read
Device Landscape

The most used smartphone screen resolutions in 2017

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James Kielty - 26 Sep 2017
4 min read
Device Landscape

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 ca...

Pawel Piejko - 09 Aug 2017
4 min read
Device Landscape

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 devi...

Pawel Piejko - 26 Jul 2017
5 min read
Device Landscape

Calculate your company's potential ROI with device detection

With users’ online buying behavior becoming increasingly complex and non-linear there is ever mor...

Stephen Clarke - 14 Jun 2017
2 min read
Device Landscape

Most popular Android smartphones in 2017

Looking to better understand which Android smartphones are the most popular around the globe in 2017...

James Kielty - 12 Jun 2017
5 min read
Device Landscape

Most popular Android smartphones in 2017

Looking to better understand which Android smartphones are the most popular around the globe in 2017...

Pawel Piejko - 12 Jun 2017
5 min read
Device Landscape

Five Most Common Business Use Cases For IP Intelligence and Geolocation Technology

The rise of the mobile internet is changing the way consumers interact with online services. Accordi...

admin - 09 May 2017
4 min read
Device Landscape

iOS vs Android market share across the whole of 2016

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James Kielty - 13 Apr 2017
4 min read
Device Landscape

How to use device data for powerful user segmentation

With carefully targeted campaigns you get more bang for your marketing buck, but there are many ways...

Pawel Piejko - 31 Mar 2017
5 min read
Device Landscape

5 Ideas to Boost Your Ad Platform with Device Detection

The growth of mobile traffic is exciting news for all businesses, but with device fragmentation and ...

Pawel Piejko - 16 Mar 2017
3 min read
Device Landscape

Device fragmentation still an issue

Mobile device fragmentation is a big headache for companies who don’t optimize their web presence ...

Pawel Piejko - 15 Mar 2017
5 min read
Device Landscape

Mobile World Congress 2017 summary

As Mobile World Congress 2017 came to an end, we are publishing a short summary of what we learned a...

Pawel Piejko - 03 Mar 2017
6 min read
Device Landscape

Most popular smartphone makers in 2016

While there are only several smartphone makers recognized globally, the overall number of unique pho...

Pawel Piejko - 15 Dec 2016
4 min read
Device Landscape

The most used smartphone screen resolutions in 2016

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James Kielty - 19 Sep 2016
4 min read
Device Landscape

The most used smartphone screen resolutions in 2016

While a higher screen resolution doesn't necessarily mean better quality, smartphone makers keep add...

Pawel Piejko - 19 Sep 2016
4 min read
Device Landscape

Top 5 most popular smartphones across the globe in 2016

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James Kielty - 16 Jun 2016
5 min read
Device Landscape

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 th...

Pawel Piejko - 16 Jun 2016
5 min read
Device Landscape

Are there more connected devices than ever?

Today there are no technical limitations in terms of making devices connected. Internet access can b...

Pawel Piejko - 31 Mar 2016
4 min read
Device Landscape

Android vs iOS market share in 2015

Smartphones using Firefox OS, Sailfish OS, or Ubuntu OS are generally available but purchasing them ...

Pawel Piejko - 24 Mar 2016
4 min read
Device Landscape

Android vs iOS market share in 2015

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James Kielty - 24 Mar 2016
4 min read
Device Landscape

5 Facts About The Mobile Market In Ireland

Every year on March 17, Ireland is in the spotlight in every corner of the planet. This year at Devi...

Pawel Piejko - 16 Mar 2016
3 min read
Device Landscape

MWC 2016: Turning the spotlight on accessories

The world's largest mobile industry conference has come to an end. The DeviceAtlas team was present ...

Pawel Piejko - 25 Feb 2016
9 min read
Device Landscape

Increase Business with Mobile Web Analytics

This post is about mobile web analytics, and how you can use them to improve your business. When you...

tomwryan - 30 Nov 2015
4 min read
Device Landscape

ZTE Sprint LivePro overview

Every so often a new device is released that attempts to marry seemingly disparate elements and make...

Pawel Piejko - 26 Aug 2015
4 min read
Device Landscape

Most popular smartphone companies 2015

Mobile web traffic is becoming an increasingly common way to determine the most popular smartphone c...

gregorytwohig - 12 Aug 2015
6 min read
Device Landscape

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 devic...

Pawel Piejko - 17 Jul 2015
4 min read
Device Landscape

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 ...

Pawel Piejko - 10 Jun 2015
3 min read
Device Landscape

Which types of devices have browsers?

While ‘connected’ devices used to be mainly PCs, today this category is much more divers...

Pawel Piejko - 22 May 2015
4 min read
Device Landscape

Most popular smartphone screen resolutions 2015

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James Kielty - 11 Apr 2015
3 min read
Device Landscape

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 th...

Pawel Piejko - 09 Mar 2015
6 min read
Device Landscape

New flagship smartphones exhibited at MWC 2015

As Mobile World Congress 2015 comes to an end later today, here's a quick wrap-up of some of the mor...

Pawel Piejko - 04 Mar 2015
3 min read
Device Landscape

Large-screen iPhones see Apple's Q1 2015 revenue skyrocket

Apple sold a record-breaking 74.5 million iPhones during Q1 2015, according to its recently publishe...

Pawel Piejko - 28 Jan 2015
3 min read
Device Landscape

Samsung launches a Tizen-based smartphone in India

Samsung has launched the first Tizen-based smartphone dubbed Z1. The new arrival is a budget unit av...

Pawel Piejko - 19 Jan 2015
2 min read
Device Landscape

Large-screen phones dominate the Chinese market

While news websites regularly provide us with interesting mobile statistics, mere observation can al...

Pawel Piejko - 07 Jan 2015
2 min read
Device Landscape

Growth of Chinese device manufacturers

New figures from industry analyst IDC show huge growth from Chinese handset manufacturers. According...

Martin Clancy - 31 Jul 2014
2 min read
Device Landscape

Why increasing device fragmentation is having a positive impact on mobile ad targeting

Cellphones, smartphones, phablets, tablets, e-readers, PCs, notebooks, games consoles, smartwatches,...

Pawel Piejko - 20 Jun 2014
3 min read
Device Landscape

Beyond Apple v Samsung: Smartphone market grows in line with device manufacturer competition

Strategy Analytics released their latest handset shipments data last week. One of the key findings w...

Martin Clancy - 06 May 2014
2 min read
Device Landscape

DeviceAtlas at MWC14

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Martin Clancy - 03 Mar 2014
2 min read
Device Landscape

A week with Windows Phone 8

dotMobi CTO Ronan Cremin spends some time with the Lumia 1020, the current Nokia flagship device....

Ronan Cremin - 27 Jan 2014
1 min read
Device Landscape

Mobile and privacy: a contradiction in terms?

Over on mobiForge, a report on privacy issues through the prism of the mobile services we use today....

Martin Clancy - 13 Dec 2013
0 min read
Device Landscape

SM2 Event in NewYork

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Ronan Cremin - 07 Oct 2013
1 min read
Device Landscape

Firefox OS imminent launch

We have been tracking the emergence of Mozilla OS over on our sister site MobiForge. With the OS due...

deviceatlas - 07 Jun 2013
0 min read
Device Landscape

Adobe Digital Marketing Summit

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Martin Clancy - 02 May 2013
1 min read
Device Landscape

DeviceAtlas at MWC 2013

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Martin Clancy - 06 Mar 2013
2 min read
Device Landscape

Mobile Marketing Live

We have had numerous requests for copies of Ronan's presentation at the Mobile Marketing Live event ...

Martin Clancy - 24 Oct 2012
1 min read
Device Landscape

BDConf Twittermonials

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Martin Clancy - 11 Oct 2012
3 min read
Device Landscape

Making the most of device diversity

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Martin Clancy - 24 Sep 2012
1 min read
Device Landscape

Mobile Internet resurgent at MWC12

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Martin Clancy - 01 Mar 2012
1 min read
Device Landscape

Future of the Mobile Web

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Martin Clancy - 02 Feb 2012
2 min read
Device Landscape

Le Web....c'est mobile

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Martin Clancy - 12 Dec 2011
3 min read
Device Landscape

ad:tech New York

We were at adtech New York recently, and were encouraged at the level of interest in DeviceAtlas, es...

Martin Clancy - 21 Nov 2011
1 min read
Device Landscape

Smart AdServer on where mobile, device detection and ad serving intersect

Smart AdServer's Sandrine Cardi talks about where mobile, device detection and ad serving intersect....

admin - 18 Nov 2011
1 min read
Device Landscape

Device Diversity

As dotMobi brings DeviceAtlas to the cloud Ronan Cremin, Director of Engineering at dotMobi, charts ...

Ronan Cremin - 07 Jul 2011
4 min read