Category archives: Mobile statistics

The most used smartphone screen resolutions in 2017

The most used smartphone screen resolutions in 2017

Knowing the most used smartphone screen resolutions can help you optimize your website to address differences between various devices. Here are the most recent device usage statistics to help you better understand which smartphone screen resolutions are the most popular in 2017.

Most used mobile GPUs in 2017

Most used mobile GPUs in 2017

The market for smartphone GPUs (Graphics Processing Unit) is rather tight with three major providers powering most of today’s mobile devices. Learn which GPU series are the most used based on web traffic statistics from Q2 2017.

Android versions market share Q1 2017

Android versions market share Q1 2017

With the approaching release of the latest Android O (8.0), it's the right time to analyze the most popular Android versions based on mobile web traffic statistics. Read this post to learn which Android version is the most used in your target market according to mobile device usage data gathered by DeviceAtlas in Q1 2017.

Mobile viewport size statistics for 2017

Mobile viewport size statistics for 2017

Knowing the most popular viewport sizes used by mobile devices is essential to make crucial decisions on optimizing websites for all mobile users. Check out the latest statistics on mobile viewport sizes based on DeviceAtlas web traffic statistics for Q1 2017.

iOS vs Android market share 2016

iOS vs Android market share across the whole of 2016

Gartner recently reported that 99.6% of smartphones sold today either use Android or iOS. While this figure clearly reflects that mobile OS fragmentation is over, it doesn’t tell you which of these two OSes is most in use today. Here are the latest statistics on iOS vs Android based on web traffic share across the whole of 2016.

Most popular smartphone makers

Most popular smartphone makers in 2016

While there are only several smartphone makers recognized globally, the overall number of unique phone brands actively used is massive. Just to give you an idea, in Q3 2016 in the USA alone, there were 281 unique mobile device manufacturers whose devices were used for web browsing in that period! In this post, we take a closer look at the most used smartphone makers in 2016 based on website visits.

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The most used mobile browsers in Q3 2016

To make sure that your website delivers a great mobile browsing experience, you need to learn which mobile browsers are the most popular in your target market. For example Android users can swap Chrome for Opera, Firefox, or UC Browser, while iPhone users may prefer Chrome over Safari. Check out the latest statistics on the most popular smartphone browsers based on DeviceAtlas' statistics in Q3 2016.

Screen resolutions

The most used smartphone screen resolutions in 2016

While a higher screen resolution doesn't necessarily mean better quality, smartphone makers keep adding pixels to their flagship models, for which QHD (1440 x 2560) is now basically standard. Here are the latest stats showing which smartphone screen resolutions are the most popular in 2016 based on real web traffic.

Android versions market share 2016

Android versions market share Q2 2016

Looking for the latest stats on the most used Android versions in 2016? Check out the latest statistics based on real web traffic which relates to the number of phones actually in use. This data is particularly important if you’re wondering which older versions of Android your mobile app should support.

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