8/6/2015 11:30 AM

You don't have to be rich to iOS

(but it helps)

The battle between iOS and Android is usually played out in the battlefield of the high street, where the two key mobile operating systems compete for sales. The relative performance of each operating system can therefore fluctuate greatly: the month after a new iPhone launch iOS devices tend to do very well and the same is true when a new Android phone is launched or a price drop takes place.

The question we asked ourselves at was what does the battle look like out in the real world.

Elements of this article were featured in The Register. You can see the article here.


Data Team

9/20/2013 3:16 PM

Apple's iOS 7 Officially Released And Detected

iOS 7, Apples latest operating system was released to Apple devices on the 18th September.

Here at we have been detecting i0S 7 user agents since June and have been monitoring its progress. Here we take a brief look at the newest features.


Products Team

9/6/2013 9:10 AM

Apple Expected To Launch New TV and iPhone 5C & 5S

Weekly Mobile News Roundup

Plus Xbox One Launch Date and Android KitKat


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

8/6/2013 8:14 AM

Android Dominates 2013 Q2 Smartphone Shipments - Will Apple Loose Market Grip?

Plus WordPress releases version 3.6 and Google Chrome gains even more market share.


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

5/24/2013 8:47 AM

Chart of the Week 4 - May 2013

Last week the International Data Corporation (IDC) reported that Android and iOS made up 92% of Smartphone operating system shipments in the first quarter of 2013. This week 51Degrees take a look at the global mobile traffic of smartphone operating systems.