Samsung captures mobile web traffic crown from Apple

Mobile & tablets

by CBR Staff Writer| 11 July 2013

Apple still remains dominant in the US and the UK

The number of users globally connected to the net via Samsung's devices has surpassed those of Apple devices in June 2013, according to a new report from StatCounter.

Web analytics firm's latest report revealed that Samsung's internet usage rose by 25.47%, followed by Apple with 25.09% rise, while Nokia and BlackBerry reported drop in net usage to 21.96% and 3.62% respectively.

Web traffic report

Samsung's US and the UK web traffic accounted for 18.3% and 20.45% respectively, while Apple's traffic rose 54.84% in US and 47.97% in the UK.

In May 2012, Google's Chrome led the internet market with highest browser usage worldwide, while it has also surpassed Internet Explorer for the first time in the US during June with 34.02% rise, the report said.

The study also revealed that Windows 7 remained as dominant source of online traffic, followed by Windows XP, while Windows 8 surpassed Vista in terms of traffic in June.

Finally, the study reveals that Google dominated the search engine sector, with the Social Media topped by Facebook on the global basis.

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