Recently Nielson and ComScore declared Android the number 1 OS in terms of marketshare. Today, web analytics company “StatCounter” says Google’s Android overtook Rim’s Blackberry in web traffic this past February. Android recorded 15.2% worldwide, while Blackberry came in at 14.5%. Nokia’s Symbian and Apple’s iOS still leads with 30.7% and 24.6% respectively.
For the US, Android came in at 26.4% while Blackberry was 22.2%. IOS still leads with 37.5%. Symbian is not even in the conversation at 5.7%
StatCounter also says that the use of mobile to access the internet compared to desktop has more then doubled to 4.5% from 1.72% worldwide. In the US, however, the trend is the same – but higher. This year it is 6.32%, as opposed to 2.59% last year.
They go on to say:
The momentum is certainly with Android which has almost tripled its market share over the last 12 months from 5.4% to 15.2%,” commented Aodhan Cullen, CEO, StatCounter. In the same period iOS fell globally from 33.9% to 24.6%.
The train keeps rolling for Google’s Android… it will be interesting to see where things at the end of 2011.