Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 1st Oct 2009 10:53 UTC, submitted by haus
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless AdMob has released their latest set of figures regarding the usage shares of various mobile platforms when it comes to web browsing. The figures are pretty clear: the big winners are the new kids on the block, iPhoneOS, Android, and webOS.
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Windows Mobile figures
by gogothebee on Thu 1st Oct 2009 13:09 UTC
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2009-02-05

I highly doubt Windows Mobile figures. Granted - Symbian is bigger, but I don't really see Android or iPhone or Palm or Blackberry outnumbering Windows Mobile devices, at least in Bulgaria. Here Symbian and WM have the biggest share. May be in the USA or other European countries the picture is different, but at least here Windows Mobile has a very strong market share. And don't get me even started on how many applications exist for all other platforms. Well, iPhone seems to be catching up and Symbian is about the same, but Palm, Android, Blackberry? I don't think so.

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RE: Windows Mobile figures
by Thom_Holwerda on Thu 1st Oct 2009 13:30 in reply to "Windows Mobile figures"
Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

It's not about the number of devices - it's about how much they access the mobile web. It's mobile web market share, not device market share.

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RE[2]: Windows Mobile figures
by gogothebee on Thu 1st Oct 2009 14:27 in reply to "RE: Windows Mobile figures"
gogothebee Member since:
2009-02-05

Sorry - I misunderstood that. Well, by this criteria the figures might be closer to the truth.

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RE[2]: Windows Mobile figures
by Beta on Sat 3rd Oct 2009 12:27 in reply to "RE: Windows Mobile figures"
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2005-07-06

It's not about the number of devices - it's about how much they access the mobile web. It's mobile web market share, not device market share.

But we know iPhone users are Web-tarts, so how is this news? They’re pretty much the only handset (as I can buy Android handsets without a data plan included) that sells with an always included data plan, so for the iPhone not to perform well in browsing trends, I would be shocked.

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RE: Windows Mobile figures
by Aragorn992 on Sun 4th Oct 2009 10:58 in reply to "Windows Mobile figures"
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2007-05-27

Totally agree. 4% for windows mobile is a ridiculously low number.

Edit: ah now I see its about access to the mobile web. Still 4% seems a bit low.

Edited 2009-10-04 11:00 UTC

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