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Products Team

9/2/2013 9:34 AM

Huawei To Launch 5G Network By 2020

Weekly Mobile News Roundup

Plus O2 and Vodafone Launch 4G In The UK, Firefox 26 To Include A Touch Friendly Mode.


Products Team

8/28/2013 8:35 AM

HTC Developing Smartphone Operating System

Weekly Mobile News Roundup

Plus the Strengths of Firefox OS and Apple's New A7 Chip Rumors


Products Team

8/2/2013 12:22 PM

Can Samsung Overthrow Apples Web Traffic Dominance?

Chart of the Week

According to Mashable, Samsung have shipped more Smartphones than it's four biggest rivals over the last quarter. This week 51Degrees take a look at the how web traffic from Samsung, Apple, LG, ZTE and Lenovo Smartphone devices compare across the global market over the last 12 months.


Products Team

7/26/2013 1:00 PM

iPad VS iPhone - Which device is used most on the mobile web?

Apple announced this week that iPad sales have dropped, whilst the iPhone has started to rise again. This week pit the iPad v.s. the iPhone to see who has more share of Apple's mobile web traffic.


Products Team

7/7/2013 8:06 AM

Apple VS Samsung - Global Mobile Traffic Performance

To celebrate Apple iPhones 6th birthday, 51Degrees take a look at how Apple smartphones are performing up against Samsung smartphones during last month across the world.


Products Team

5/16/2013 3:47 PM

Chart of the Week 3 - May 2013

This week both Nokia and Blackberry announced new devices targeting developing markets. take a look at which smartphone operating system is being used the most to browse the web in emerging markets (based on the IMF listing).

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Products Team

1/27/2012 8:01 AM

Decline in Apple's share of mobile internet usage shows the battle to dominate mobile phones and tablets is far from over, the leading provider of device detection and web optimisation solutions, has today published an analysis of the mobile devices its online partners detected browsing the internet last year.

The Mobile Web Trends 2011 white paper shows that the proportion of mobile web visitors in the USA with Android devices overtook Apple users by the end of the year. The share of Apple iOS web traffic in December 2011 fell to 34.1% in the US, while Android increased to 36.6%.

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James Rosewell

1/12/2012 9:55 AM

Apple will decline, Windows Phone will shine...

Every year, offers its mobile industry predictions for the following twelve months. In December, I joined Iain Graham and Mark Bridge to offer my forecast for 2012.

More recently, I was invited by GoMo News to share further details about some of those thoughts... including the potential decline of Apple's mobile market share and the growth of Microsoft's Windows Phone operating system.

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Products Team

12/27/2011 7:57 PM

It's been a good Christmas for shopping by mobile... especially with a large screen

Christmas 2011 has seem more people than ever using their mobile phones to shop online. That in itself isn't surprising - but what's caught our eyes is the scale of the increase.

IBM Coremetrics has released a series of figures that compare 2011's key shopping days in the USA with last year's online traffic. First came ‘Black Friday', which is the day after Thanksgiving Day. It says mobile devices accounted for 14.3% of all US online retail traffic on 25th November, up from 5.6% in 2010. Over two-thirds of that traffic was via Apple iPhones and iPads. Sales on mobile devices reached 9.8% of all online purchases, up from 3.2% year-on-year.

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Products Team

7/7/2011 12:41 PM

Get Your Web Site Ready for Android

According to comScore the top Smart Phone OS platform in the US is Google Android.