Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 3rd Dec 2012 15:25 UTC
Talk, Rumors, X Versus Y Interesting theory, backed up by data, to explain the difference between Android device sales and browser usage share. "The stock Android browser in previous versions reportedly had problems rendering non-mobile optimized web-pages, leading to lower usage. If a user realized that certain webpages were improperly rendered on a mobile device, it would obviously lead to a drop in future browsing sessions from that device. Meanwhile, on Android 4.0, as consumers have realized that the browsing experience is more "desktop-like", it has led to an increase in browser usage."
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RE[2]: Comment by shmerl
by zima on Thu 6th Dec 2012 17:42 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by shmerl"
zima
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2005-07-06

And lets not forget Opera Mini! I have used it almost exclusively on my phones since 2003.

That's quite a feat, considering Opera Mini launched in 2005-2006 ;) ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opera_Mini#History )

Back in 2003, you probably used Opera Mobile - which is a separate thing.

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