Device shipment figures come and go, but actual usage data may be a whole lot more interesting. It represents real browsing behaviour by real live humans on specific devices, as opposed to aggregate reports on what's left the factory and entered into an often lengthy distribution channel with warehouses, retail outlets, returns and unsold stock. DeviceAtlas data shows a variety of form factors and screen sizes account for the wide array of devices that are in use every day around the world.
Now that 2018 is upon us, it's the ideal time to sit down and take a look at what the mobile world has thrown at us this year. Read on to find out what's the new in the mobile industry, what's driving mobile activity, how has mobile advertising fared this year and much more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.