Analysis

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Benjamin CB

6/27/2019 3:00 PM

User-Agents and Device Detection

What are User-Agents and how are they used in the device detection process?

We break down what a User-Agent is, and the most important segments we take from them to identify core components such as operating system, hardware model, and browser.

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Ali Hutchison

12/20/2017 12:08 PM

Samsung Internet Usage - Revisited

51Degrees shares what has changed since we shared usage trends in Aug 2017

In August 2017, 51Degrees wrote an article outlining Samsung Internet usage trends. We revisit the usage trends four months on and highlight what has changed.

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Ali Hutchison

8/17/2017 1:00 PM

Samsung Internet Usage

51Degrees reviews the Samsung browser popularity

In 2012 Samsung Internet was made available as a stand-alone app and since then it has begun to acquire momentum, particularly in Africa and the Middle East. It has become so well recognised in these regions that its usage topped Mobile Safari. The latest stable release adds features such as Iris Scanning, Samsung Pay Support and Content Blocking. We take a look at the Samsung browser popularity around the globe and how it compares to other android browsers.

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51Degrees

9/16/2015 8:49 AM

Windows 10: A closer look at usage numbers

Windows 10 – One month in

Microsoft suggests that Windows 10 has had great initial success with 75 million devices installing the upgrade just four weeks after it was released. The company's marketing chief, Yusuf Mehdi, said “the operating system is being downloaded and installed faster than any previous version of the platform”.

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51Degrees

8/7/2015 11:10 AM

The non-Ashes

Comparing the UK and Australian web browsing market

The early part of July saw England and Australia resume hostilities in The Ashes – the most hotly contested long form competition in global Cricket. Whilst the sport, never mind this particular contest, is well-known but rarely understood outside the countries where it is played, the competition remains the fiercest rivalry in the game's history.

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51Degrees

7/31/2015 11:06 AM

The race for Android second place

Competition in the multibillion dollar Android market is thriving. Over the last two years it has been notoriously dominated by Samsung. However, Samsung is not the only Android manufacturer in the battle, so the question we posed was which Android manufacturer is the front runner for second place?

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Data Team

5/18/2015 1:15 PM

Most Popular Screen Resolution in April for Smartphones

What is the Display Resolution?

51Degrees presents the most popular Screen Resolution for Smartphones during April 2015. The most popular was 1920x1080 with 33.56%

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Products Team

3/10/2015 9:52 PM

Is the smartphone era ending?

51Degrees data used in Financial Times MWC 2015 coverage

Mobile World Congress 2015 was as busy as ever. However the Financial Times (FT) recognised an unease that the smartphone boom dominated by a small number of major players is coming to an end. 51Degrees provided the data and visuals to support Dan Thomas' video report from the event.

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Products Team

10/10/2014 1:57 PM

Vendor battle heats up

Apple still leads the way with tablet browsing but changes may be ahead

Looking at the recent report compiled by ABI Research, Apple and Samsung lead the way in tablet sales but the likes of Amazon, Asus, Lenovo, Acer and even Tesco are now battling it out to join them at the top table. We take a slightly different angle on this and investigate where these vendors are in comparison to each other when it comes down to their customers using them to access the internet.