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Most popular smartphones 2016

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 the amount of web traffic these phones generated in 2016. Check them out to learn which devices are the most used in your region, and for which devices you should optimize your content.

Mobile operating systems

Android grew faster than iOS in Q1 2016

Recently we looked into the popularity of mobile operating systems in Q1 2016. While iOS grew faster than Android in most countries over 2015, this trend reversed in Q1 2016 with Android gaining much more than iOS. Check out the latest statistics on the most popular mobile operating systems.

Bots report

Bots and Crawlers May Represent up to 50% of Web Traffic

Dublin – May 12, 2016 – DeviceAtlas, a leading supplier of intelligence on mobile devices, today released its quarterly Mobile Web Intelligence Report for Q1 2016, which analyzes mobile device traffic to hundreds of thousands of websites around the world.

Mobile Web Intelligence Report for Q1 2016

Download the new Mobile Web Intelligence Report for Q1 2016

Did you know that up to a half of your web traffic may be generated by bots and crawlers? This is one of the findings you can learn in the latest edition of The Mobile Web Intelligence Report based on mobile web traffic in Q1 2016. Here’s what we reveal in the report.

Web crawlers user agents

List of most active web crawlers User-Agent strings

To help you understand web crawlers, bots and spiders visiting your site, here's a list of the top 20 bots and their user agents.

Web Performance

How to use device detection to boost web performance?

Web performance has become a troubling aspect of the web especially given that today websites can be accessed on many device types on varying connectivity levels. To ensure that your sites loads quickly for all users you need to have a good understanding of user devices. Here’s the latest guide on how to use device detection to improve web performance.

Mobile market statistics

16 mobile market statistics you should know in 2016

While smartphones are now firmly established as an integral part of our lives, the mobile world continues to change rapidly as new types of device, services and technologies come and go. It is of utmost importance for businesses to stay on top of the ever-changing mobile world. Here is a curated list of 16 most recent statistics which will help you better understand the state of today's mobile industry.

Connected devices

Are there more connected devices than ever?

Today there are no technical limitations in terms of making devices connected. Internet access can be applied anywhere, from cars, to fridges, to rice cookers, and it doesn’t cost a fortune to make it happen. Does that mean we have more connected devices than ever before?

Android vs iOS

Android vs iOS market share in 2015

Smartphones using Firefox OS, Sailfish OS, or Ubuntu OS are generally available but purchasing them may not be an easy task. Today the mobile world is entirely dominated by Android and iOS. Check out the latest statistics which focus on comparing iOS vs Android during the whole of 2015. The stats are based on website visits from mobile devices.

Ireland mobile stats 2016

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 DeviceAtlas we celebrate St. Paddy’s day by sharing some exciting statistics on the mobile market in Ireland based on website visits tracked by our device detection solution.

What is device detection

What is device detection?

Sound understanding of user devices is critical in today’s online world where so many devices allow users to access websites. Using a device detection solution is the only way to acquire this knowledge in real time, and use it to drive business decisions. In this article we’ll explain what device detection really is. We’ll also explore some technical difficulties which make accurate detection so tricky.

Get the latest Mobile Web Report for Q4 2015

Looking for the latest statistics on mobile device usage? We’ve just released a new edition of our quarterly Mobile Web Report based on web traffic during Q4 2015. The new issue reveals various trends on the most popular operating systems, device vendors, device models, and many more. The main focus is comparing Android and iOS web traffic throughout the whole of 2015.

Mobile World Congress Mobile Is Everything

MWC 2016: Turning the spotlight on accessories

The world's largest mobile industry conference has come to an end. The DeviceAtlas team was present at MWC 2016 having many inspiring conversations about the ever-changing mobile device landscape. Here are some impressions from this year’s new product releases and announcements that everyone was talking about in Barcelona.

Phone upgrades

How often users upgrade their phones in different countries?

From the frequency of the updates to flagship products you may get the impression that people upgrade their smartphones quite regularly. However, the latest DeviceAtlas statistics based on website hits from mobile devices reveal that older phones are still getting a lot of usage.

HAProxy

DeviceAtlas Brings Device Awareness To HAProxy

DeviceAtlas, the market leader for device detection software, today announced the immediate availability of its device detection capabilities within HAProxy, the world’s most widely used load balancing and proxying solution.

Viewport sizes statistics

Most popular viewport size statistics for 2016

The stats on the most popular viewport sizes are particularly important for web designers who must take this data into consideration before making any decisions on the website design. Here at DeviceAtlas we know the characteristics of the most used phones today including their screen sizes, screen resolutions, and other features. Check out the latest statistics that will help you design websites in 2016.

How to optimize images for mobile with a little server-side magic

Websites are often bloated with heavy images which make browsing on-the-go a very disappointing experience. Web designers today must look for ways to optimize images so that they're quick to load on mobile and tablet devices. In this post we'll look into two methods to optimize images on your website.

DeviceAtlas patent

DeviceAtlas granted a new patent for device detection technology

DeviceAtlas has been granted a second U.S. patent in the area of device detection technology. Titled “Determining a property of a communication device,” the patent describes a way in which DeviceAtlas identifies properties of web-enabled devices through examining their User-Agent strings.

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