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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 notable speeches and announcements

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The latest DeviceAtlas report investigates Android gains in Sweden and the smartphone upgrade cycle

In the latest DeviceAtlas Mobile Web Report, we explore shifts in the mobile OS landscape and visualize the smartphone upgrade cycle. Download your copy for free!

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Counterfeit smartphones and the threats they pose

Counterfeit and non-standard devices pose a real threat for business, consumers and regulators. Find out how you can manage this risk.

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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 smartphones. With that in mind, it's important to know the most used phones, operating systems, screen sizes and hardward specs in the United Kingdom.

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The mobile landscape in South Korea

With over 51 million inhabitants and smartphone penetration of 95%, South Korea is a tech-savvy nation. Here's some statistics on the mobile landscape, including the most popular phones, screen sizes and hardware specs.

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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 campaigns and well-known brand ambassadors gave them a much-needed lift, and there was good news for Android generally in Sweden.

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The mobile landscape in Italy

Here are some statistics on the mobile landscape in Italy, including the most popular smartphones, Android v iOS and smartphone screen size and hardware specs.

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The mobile landscape in The Netherlands

iPhones dominate the scene in The Netherlands, with the world's most popular smartphone - the iPhone 7 - enjoying a 3.03% lead over second-placed iPhone 6S. Here are some stats on the mobile landscape in The Netherlands.

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The smartphone upgrade cycle - visualized

We tracked usage of the most popular devices from Apple and Samsung across the four quarters of 2018 to see if people still upgrade to the newer, more expensive models as often as manufacturers expect.

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Apple's 2019 profit forecast - why are iPhones underperforming?

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19 Mobile Web Predictions for 2019

As 2018 draws to a close, let's take a look at what the next twelve months may bring to the world of smartphones, mobile advertising, the internet at large and everything in between.

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List of mobile browser User-Agent strings

In order to get an understanding of which mobile browsers use your site, you need to know their User-Agent strings. Here’s a handy list of UAs that you may want to use.

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iPhone fragmentation - why detecting the model is essential

With the release of the latest iPhones, we see a shift from relatively standardised device specifications, making content optimisation and accurate device detection even more crucial. Here's why it's important to know which iPhone is requesting your content.

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How DeviceAtlas detects iPhone models

Detecting iPhone models has always been a bit of a headache for companies working in the online space, mainly due to the fact that device model tokens are missing in the UAs. You won't find iPhone models in your Google Analytics dashboard. Here's how DeviceAtlas tackles this issue.

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Mobile OS popularity by US State

We dive into State-level data to see which mobile operating system is dominant across the United States, and if there are any correlations between Republican v Democrat and iOS v Android use.

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List of User Agent strings

Updated for 2018 - a list of User Agent strings for the most popular devices in use today. Including Android, iPhone, Windows, tablets, desktops, bots & crawlers, games consoles and more.

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Cryptomining digs deep into our batteries

Many websites have recently started using their visitors’ browsers to mine cryptocurrency. How does this affect the battery of the device being "co-opted" into the operation? We did some tests to find out.

How to detect the iPhone XR, XS and XS Max with DeviceAtlas

The latest iPhone models - the XR, XS and XS Max - are almost certain to be a success, with pre-orders already fulfilled. But how can you detect when these devices request your content, ensuring you give the user the best possible experience?

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How to detect the iPhone XR, XS and XS Max with DeviceAtlas

The latest iPhone models - the XR, XS and XS Max - are almost certain to be a success, with pre-orders already fulfilled. But how can you detect when these devices request your content, ensuring you give the user the best possible experience?

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Browsers that respect your privacy

Browser privacy, and privacy in general is a hot topic of late. We took a look at the big hitters as well as some of the more niche browsers out there to review what your privacy options are.

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