The fact that mobile users demand a fast web experience on any device is neither a secret nor a surprise. By 2020, as Cisco has predicted, mobile traffic will have surpassed desktop device traffic, and no user, given this ubiquity, will accept poor performance on mobile devices. We are trying to push ever more data over a mobile infrastructure whose development has not kept pace with the amount of traffic it is managing, hampering content delivery and mobile performance.
Looking to better understand which Android smartphones are the most popular around the globe in 2017? We have some exciting statistics based on web traffic data to hundreds of thousands of partner websites using DeviceAtlas for optimization and analytics.
Device detection solutions provide you with an exceptional insight into your mobile audience based on a number of key device characteristics. We have expanded the list of device properties with a set of hardware items which let you get even more details on what devices your customers are using.
With smartphones becoming an essential aspect of everyday lives for most people, new mobile services, and phone capabilities continue to change the way these devices are used in various corners of the globe. We collected 17 recent statistics to help you better understand the current state of the mobile market in 2017.
The latest DeviceAtlas Mobile Web Intelligence report for Q1 2017 reveals that for the largest news websites, load time on mobile was a whopping 10.5 seconds on average. That's over 3 times longer than the 3 seconds threshold most users expect according to a recent benchmark from Google. The slowest websites took an unbelievable 19-22 seconds.
While you may think that the largest newspapers are stellar in terms of web performance on mobile, the reality is far from ideal. According to the new research by DeviceAtlas, the average load time on mobile for newspaper websites is around 10.5 seconds with the slowest websites reaching 19-22 seconds. Interestingly, according to Google, 53% of mobile users only wait 3 seconds before they abandon websites that don't load.
The rise of the mobile internet is changing the way consumers interact with online services. According to Cisco, by 2020, there will be 5.5 billion mobile users, representing 70 percent of the global population. More than half a billion (563 million) mobile devices and connections were added just last year. We have grown into a global society that expects to conduct research, shop online, and stream music or videos at any time, in any place on any device―which creates both opportunities and challenges for companies.
With mobile performance becoming a mainstream issue, there is a lot of debate and some misconceptions around how to address mobile visitors. Is responsive superior to adaptive? Should visitors be redirected to a mobile-specific experience? We put together a list of the most common myths that specifically relate to building adaptive websites and using device detection.
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.