Global market share held by mobile internet browsers 2012-2020

In February 2020, the Google Chrome browser was the leader in the mobile internet browser market, with a share of 61.96 percent. As the runner-up, Apple’s Safari had a market share of 23.83 percent. Other contenders in the field include UC Browser and Samsung Internet.

Browser market

Around half of the world’s population uses the internet on a regular basis, and web browsers serve as the channel through which users from across the globe access the internet each day. As in the mobile browser market, Chrome is also the dominant figure in the overall web browser market. In February 2019, Chrome for Android, Chrome 72.0 and Chrome 71.0 occupied the top three spots in the global web browser market, with a combined market share of 57.66 percent. Chrome’s dominance is the most prominent in the desktop browser market: in March 2019, Google’s popular browser accounted for nearly 70 percent of the market, miles ahead of its competitors.

Market share held by leading mobile internet browsers worldwide from January 2012 to February 2020

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Release date

March 2020



Survey time period

January 2012 to February 2020

Special properties

mobile browser, excluding tablet

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