Ali Hutchison

6/14/2018 2:16 PM

51Degrees User Agent Analysis - June 2018

Popular User Agents detected including Smartphones, MediaHubs and Consoles

This blog shares the latest 51Degrees User Agent Analysis including User Agent examples from Smartphones, MediaHubs and Consoles. Currently, we have over 50,000 device models in our database.


James Rosewell

11/30/2015 1:38 PM

The Rise and Fall of Blackberry

James Rosewell, Founder and CEO of 51Degrees looks at the rise and fall (and rise again?) of Blackberry.

A topic close to the heart of many of our readers, the much loved Canadian handset company has experienced some turbulent times in the past few years. There's no denying that they have made some excellent phones, but they are in the middle of a turnaround at the moment (event T-Mobile US' John Legere recently said “they're on the up”) in a bid to regain market share, as well as focus on areas such as security software and device management.



11/19/2015 12:29 PM

BlackBerry releases a Smartphone running on Android

This new device was already added to the 51Degrees database

Last week our data team added the PRIV BlackBerry into our database. It is the first-ever BlackBerry smartphone to run on Android. According to the manufacturer, this new device brings incredible new features to the Android platform that make sharing ideas and connecting with people faster and easier.



7/30/2015 12:30 AM

Is BlackBerry still Relevant?

Vital stats that can help us analyse the possibilities for BlackBerry

51Degrees takes a look at the current state of BlackBerry, here are the vital stats that can help us analyse the possibilities for BlackBerry.


Data Team

10/1/2014 4:23 AM

BlackBerry Passport

Should it be significant to you?

On September 24th BlackBerry released their newest smartphone. The device goes by the name of the BlackBerry Passport. It is targeted to business professionals and has an interesting form factor. Find out more here.


Data Team

9/17/2014 8:47 AM

Latest Premium Update Includes The LG G3S

Device Data Update

This week introduces LG 's smartphone G3S D724 that was announced in July 2014 and was released in August 2014.



9/3/2014 8:20 AM

Microsoft About To Overtake Blackberry In The UK

Chart Of The Week

In this Chart Of The Week we looked at the change in popularity of Microsoft and BlackBerry devices in the UK in 2013 and 2014. For quite some time UK was considered to be BlackBerry's stronghold in Europe but with all the trouble that company has endured over the past few years this situation is bound to change.



11/8/2013 8:42 AM

Has Windows Phone Smartphone Traffic Share Increased in Europe?

Chart of the Week

Earlier this week Kantar Worldpanel showed that Windows Phone devices now make up 1 in 10 smartphone sales across the five major European markets. This week, 51Degrees takes a look at Windows Phone web traffic share in Germany, The United Kingdom, Italy, France and Spain.



10/18/2013 2:22 PM

BlackBerry Z10 VS Sony Xperia Z - Which is more popular?

Chart of the Week

Earlier this week Blackberry wrote an open letter to their customers, in hopes to encapsulate their user base with Blackberry passion. Here at 51Degrees it reminded us of our first ever Chart of the Week where we compared the newly released Blackberry Z10 against it's fierce market rival, the Sony Xperia Z. This week we take another look at mobile web traffic originating from the same models, over the same countries, 6 months later.



6/7/2013 10:11 AM

Race for third place - Flagship mobiles global web traffic

With an increase in sales for the HTC One, this week 51Degrees revisit the global web traffic from the Sony Xperia Z, Nokia Lumia 920, Blackberry Z10 and HTC One.