Market share held by leading mobile internet browsers worldwide from January 2012 to August 2018

Global market share held by mobile internet browsers 2012-2018 This timeline shows the market share held by the leading mobile internet browsers worldwide from January 2012 to August 2018. In the most recently measured period, Safari had a 18.64 percent market share. Newcomer Samsung Internet had a 5.47 percent share, ranking ahead of Android browser, IEMobile, Blackberry, Nokia and other established browsers.
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ChromeSafariUC BrowserSamsung InternetOperaAndroidIEMobileBlackBerryNokia
Jan '120%23.91%5.39%-23.34%21.39%0.39%6.68%11.82%
Feb '120.02%25.37%5.9%-21.7%22.67%0.44%6.53%11.24%
Mar '120.03%23.86%6.35%-22.86%21.16%0.46%6.18%11.86%
Apr '120.03%23.73%7.77%-21.52%21.31%0.5%5.83%11.42%
May '120.03%22.85%8.47%-21.9%21.06%0.55%5.38%11.53%
Jun '120.11%24.45%8.51%-21.42%21.97%0.56%4.97%10.99%
Jul '120.58%25.02%8.18%-19.41%23.16%0.69%4.71%10.14%
Aug '120.64%24.13%7.79%-19.34%24.4%0.75%4.38%10.18%
Sep '120.45%23.56%7.35%-19.27%25.1%0.8%4.27%10.61%
Oct '120.52%23.66%7.65%-18.92%25.84%0.8%4.02%10.2%
Nov '120.59%23.67%9.08%-17.99%27.15%0.83%3.64%9.34%
Dec '120.77%23.2%10.2%-16.94%28.28%0.89%3.25%9.08%
Jan '131.06%25.79%9.75%-15.35%30.85%1.04%3.1%7.46%
Feb '131.34%27.14%8.34%-15.4%31.54%1.06%3.02%6.91%
Mar '132.02%27.08%8.27%-15.54%30.78%1.18%2.96%6.96%
Apr '132.29%26.39%8.74%-15.35%30.96%1.25%2.94%7.03%
May '132.73%25.77%9.09%-15.45%30.46%1.33%3.13%7.12%
Jun '133.23%24.99%9.89%-16.06%29.06%1.4%3.11%7.38%
Jul '133.77%24.64%10.57%-15.73%28.64%1.53%3.13%7.14%
Aug '134.25%23.28%11.15%-16.1%28.62%1.63%3.17%7.04%
Sep '134.63%22.57%11.8%-16.62%28.18%1.71%3.1%6.58%
Oct '134.78%20.36%10.48%-23.86%25.68%1.71%2.88%5.86%
Nov '136.3%21.47%11.56%-16.51%26.69%1.94%3.21%7.06%
Dec '137.36%21.01%11.78%-16.34%26.63%2.06%3.03%6.76%
Jan '148.59%22.67%11.57%-14.61%27.03%2.14%2.58%6.11%
Feb '1411.95%22.06%11.3%-13.68%26.46%2.2%2.22%5.64%
Mar '1413.59%22.67%11.17%-13.03%25.74%2.19%2.11%5.21%
Apr '1415.62%22.26%11.09%-12.26%25.52%2.38%1.81%4.82%
May '1418.33%22.33%10.39%-11.6%25.26%2.38%1.57%4.35%
Jun '1419.43%23.35%9.82%-11.51%24.48%2.36%1.55%4.14%
Jul '1421.53%24.02%9.56%-11.11%22.91%2.4%1.37%3.87%
Aug '1422.67%22.64%10.33%-11.15%22.35%2.34%1.3%3.89%
Sep '1424.49%23.79%9.86%-10.12%21.53%2.27%1.29%3.56%
Oct '1427.73%25.05%8.74%-8.72%20.93%2.29%1.07%2.87%
Nov '1429.58%22.1%9.94%-8.97%20.45%2.39%1.08%2.93%
Dec '1429.76%22.57%11.1%-9.11%18.87%2.15%1.1%2.83%
Jan '1529.22%21.58%12.07%-9.55%19.07%2.12%1.07%2.84%
Feb '1530.68%21.88%11.65%-8.66%19.08%2.13%0.99%2.57%
Mar '1531.52%21.17%12.68%-8.41%18.47%2.13%0.99%2.4%
Apr '1532.3%19.49%13.69%-9.09%17.96%2.2%1%2.12%
May '1533.17%18.87%14.53%-9.92%17.17%2.15%0.93%1.21%
Jun '1532.97%18.84%14.91%-11.93%15.71%2.06%0.94%0.75%
Jul '1533.82%18.96%14.93%-11.63%15.16%2.11%0.89%0.69%
Aug '1533.52%17.54%15.87%-13.17%14.46%2.02%1%0.64%
Sep '1534.38%16.78%16.82%-13.32%13.59%1.99%0.95%0.54%
Oct '1535.85%16.38%17.42%-12.54%13.06%2.07%0.83%0.44%
Nov '1537.42%17.94%16.95%0%11.37%11.73%2.04%0.77%0.41%
Dec '1536.93%17.9%18.6%0%11.18%10.85%2.04%0.86%0.38%
Jan '1637.69%18.31%18.63%0%10.91%10.24%1.9%0.77%0.34%
Feb '1635.92%18.21%20.1%1.41%10.74%9.49%1.83%0.78%0.34%
Mar '1633.8%17.5%19.6%5.53%10.79%9.03%1.64%0.71%0.32%
Apr '1634.17%17.48%19.75%5.71%10.9%8.3%1.6%0.72%0.29%
May '1634.44%17.36%20.49%5.46%10.98%7.68%1.52%0.71%0.28%
Jun '1638.22%18.95%14.24%6.3%10.77%7.82%1.61%0.66%0.27%
Jul '1638.54%18.51%14.46%6.55%11.2%7.27%1.47%0.59%0.26%
Aug '1639.1%18.62%14.68%6.96%10.63%6.79%1.37%0.5%0.23%
Sep '1639.09%17.9%17.04%6.86%9.77%6.33%1.26%0.47%0.21%
Oct '1640.64%17.69%17.9%6.52%8.64%5.83%1.13%0.45%0.19%
Nov '1643.2%17.43%16.74%6.39%8.37%5.28%1.03%0.43%0.17%
Dec '1643.72%17.45%16.77%6.29%8.51%4.87%0.93%0.35%0.16%
Jan '1745.54%18.22%16.36%6.63%6.3%4.67%0.86%0.34%0.15%
Feb '1745.98%17.94%16.88%6.52%6.09%4.36%0.85%0.36%0.14%
Mar '1747.1%18.01%16.97%6.29%5.52%4.12%0.77%0.29%0.14%
Apr '1748.47%18.34%15.89%6.49%5.06%3.91%0.71%0.26%0.13%
May '1749.23%17.73%15.89%6.58%5.03%3.75%0.68%0.26%0.12%
Jun '1749.32%17.75%15.82%6.57%5.37%3.45%0.65%0.23%0.11%
Jul '1750.07%17.19%15.55%6.54%5.58%3.41%0.62%0.22%0.15%
Aug '1750.62%18.65%13.81%6.61%5.6%3.14%0.6%0.21%0.15%
Sep '1751.78%17.74%13.54%6.55%5.84%2.89%0.57%0.2%0.14%
Oct '1749.51%18.11%14.84%6.7%5.84%2.81%0.55%0.2%0.14%
Nov '1749.58%18.76%15.19%5.94%5.54%2.59%0.49%0.17%0.15%
Dec '1749.72%18.34%15.76%5.49%5.7%2.46%0.44%0.16%0.19%
Jan '1850.88%18.1%15.17%5.48%5.57%2.38%0.42%0.13%0.18%
Feb '1851.66%18.55%14.48%5.65%5.15%2.31%0.41%0.13%0.09%
Mar '1852.53%19.24%13.49%5.27%5.05%2.17%0.38%0.12%0.08%
Apr '1852.52%17.6%14.6%5.25%5.38%2.16%0.38%0.12%0.09%
May '1853.26%17.35%14.89%4.98%5.01%2.03%0.34%0.09%0.08%
Jun '1854.98%17.25%13.39%5.09%4.55%2.07%0.33%0.08%0.08%
Jul '1855.98%17.7%12.49%5.12%4.26%1.95%0.31%0.07%0.07%
Aug '1855.94%18.64%11.18%5.47%4.57%1.81%0.29%0.07%0.07%
ChromeSafariUC BrowserSamsung InternetOperaAndroidIEMobileBlackBerryNokia
Jan '120%23.91%5.39%-23.34%21.39%0.39%6.68%11.82%
Feb '120.02%25.37%5.9%-21.7%22.67%0.44%6.53%11.24%
Mar '120.03%23.86%6.35%-22.86%21.16%0.46%6.18%11.86%
Apr '120.03%23.73%7.77%-21.52%21.31%0.5%5.83%11.42%
May '120.03%22.85%8.47%-21.9%21.06%0.55%5.38%11.53%
Jun '120.11%24.45%8.51%-21.42%21.97%0.56%4.97%10.99%
Jul '120.58%25.02%8.18%-19.41%23.16%0.69%4.71%10.14%
Aug '120.64%24.13%7.79%-19.34%24.4%0.75%4.38%10.18%
Sep '120.45%23.56%7.35%-19.27%25.1%0.8%4.27%10.61%
Oct '120.52%23.66%7.65%-18.92%25.84%0.8%4.02%10.2%
Nov '120.59%23.67%9.08%-17.99%27.15%0.83%3.64%9.34%
Dec '120.77%23.2%10.2%-16.94%28.28%0.89%3.25%9.08%
Jan '131.06%25.79%9.75%-15.35%30.85%1.04%3.1%7.46%
Feb '131.34%27.14%8.34%-15.4%31.54%1.06%3.02%6.91%
Mar '132.02%27.08%8.27%-15.54%30.78%1.18%2.96%6.96%
Apr '132.29%26.39%8.74%-15.35%30.96%1.25%2.94%7.03%
May '132.73%25.77%9.09%-15.45%30.46%1.33%3.13%7.12%
Jun '133.23%24.99%9.89%-16.06%29.06%1.4%3.11%7.38%
Jul '133.77%24.64%10.57%-15.73%28.64%1.53%3.13%7.14%
Aug '134.25%23.28%11.15%-16.1%28.62%1.63%3.17%7.04%
Sep '134.63%22.57%11.8%-16.62%28.18%1.71%3.1%6.58%
Oct '134.78%20.36%10.48%-23.86%25.68%1.71%2.88%5.86%
Nov '136.3%21.47%11.56%-16.51%26.69%1.94%3.21%7.06%
Dec '137.36%21.01%11.78%-16.34%26.63%2.06%3.03%6.76%
Jan '148.59%22.67%11.57%-14.61%27.03%2.14%2.58%6.11%
Feb '1411.95%22.06%11.3%-13.68%26.46%2.2%2.22%5.64%
Mar '1413.59%22.67%11.17%-13.03%25.74%2.19%2.11%5.21%
Apr '1415.62%22.26%11.09%-12.26%25.52%2.38%1.81%4.82%
May '1418.33%22.33%10.39%-11.6%25.26%2.38%1.57%4.35%
Jun '1419.43%23.35%9.82%-11.51%24.48%2.36%1.55%4.14%
Jul '1421.53%24.02%9.56%-11.11%22.91%2.4%1.37%3.87%
Aug '1422.67%22.64%10.33%-11.15%22.35%2.34%1.3%3.89%
Sep '1424.49%23.79%9.86%-10.12%21.53%2.27%1.29%3.56%
Oct '1427.73%25.05%8.74%-8.72%20.93%2.29%1.07%2.87%
Nov '1429.58%22.1%9.94%-8.97%20.45%2.39%1.08%2.93%
Dec '1429.76%22.57%11.1%-9.11%18.87%2.15%1.1%2.83%
Jan '1529.22%21.58%12.07%-9.55%19.07%2.12%1.07%2.84%
Feb '1530.68%21.88%11.65%-8.66%19.08%2.13%0.99%2.57%
Mar '1531.52%21.17%12.68%-8.41%18.47%2.13%0.99%2.4%
Apr '1532.3%19.49%13.69%-9.09%17.96%2.2%1%2.12%
May '1533.17%18.87%14.53%-9.92%17.17%2.15%0.93%1.21%
Jun '1532.97%18.84%14.91%-11.93%15.71%2.06%0.94%0.75%
Jul '1533.82%18.96%14.93%-11.63%15.16%2.11%0.89%0.69%
Aug '1533.52%17.54%15.87%-13.17%14.46%2.02%1%0.64%
Sep '1534.38%16.78%16.82%-13.32%13.59%1.99%0.95%0.54%
Oct '1535.85%16.38%17.42%-12.54%13.06%2.07%0.83%0.44%
Nov '1537.42%17.94%16.95%0%11.37%11.73%2.04%0.77%0.41%
Dec '1536.93%17.9%18.6%0%11.18%10.85%2.04%0.86%0.38%
Jan '1637.69%18.31%18.63%0%10.91%10.24%1.9%0.77%0.34%
Feb '1635.92%18.21%20.1%1.41%10.74%9.49%1.83%0.78%0.34%
Mar '1633.8%17.5%19.6%5.53%10.79%9.03%1.64%0.71%0.32%
Apr '1634.17%17.48%19.75%5.71%10.9%8.3%1.6%0.72%0.29%
May '1634.44%17.36%20.49%5.46%10.98%7.68%1.52%0.71%0.28%
Jun '1638.22%18.95%14.24%6.3%10.77%7.82%1.61%0.66%0.27%
Jul '1638.54%18.51%14.46%6.55%11.2%7.27%1.47%0.59%0.26%
Aug '1639.1%18.62%14.68%6.96%10.63%6.79%1.37%0.5%0.23%
Sep '1639.09%17.9%17.04%6.86%9.77%6.33%1.26%0.47%0.21%
Oct '1640.64%17.69%17.9%6.52%8.64%5.83%1.13%0.45%0.19%
Nov '1643.2%17.43%16.74%6.39%8.37%5.28%1.03%0.43%0.17%
Dec '1643.72%17.45%16.77%6.29%8.51%4.87%0.93%0.35%0.16%
Jan '1745.54%18.22%16.36%6.63%6.3%4.67%0.86%0.34%0.15%
Feb '1745.98%17.94%16.88%6.52%6.09%4.36%0.85%0.36%0.14%
Mar '1747.1%18.01%16.97%6.29%5.52%4.12%0.77%0.29%0.14%
Apr '1748.47%18.34%15.89%6.49%5.06%3.91%0.71%0.26%0.13%
May '1749.23%17.73%15.89%6.58%5.03%3.75%0.68%0.26%0.12%
Jun '1749.32%17.75%15.82%6.57%5.37%3.45%0.65%0.23%0.11%
Jul '1750.07%17.19%15.55%6.54%5.58%3.41%0.62%0.22%0.15%
Aug '1750.62%18.65%13.81%6.61%5.6%3.14%0.6%0.21%0.15%
Sep '1751.78%17.74%13.54%6.55%5.84%2.89%0.57%0.2%0.14%
Oct '1749.51%18.11%14.84%6.7%5.84%2.81%0.55%0.2%0.14%
Nov '1749.58%18.76%15.19%5.94%5.54%2.59%0.49%0.17%0.15%
Dec '1749.72%18.34%15.76%5.49%5.7%2.46%0.44%0.16%0.19%
Jan '1850.88%18.1%15.17%5.48%5.57%2.38%0.42%0.13%0.18%
Feb '1851.66%18.55%14.48%5.65%5.15%2.31%0.41%0.13%0.09%
Mar '1852.53%19.24%13.49%5.27%5.05%2.17%0.38%0.12%0.08%
Apr '1852.52%17.6%14.6%5.25%5.38%2.16%0.38%0.12%0.09%
May '1853.26%17.35%14.89%4.98%5.01%2.03%0.34%0.09%0.08%
Jun '1854.98%17.25%13.39%5.09%4.55%2.07%0.33%0.08%0.08%
Jul '1855.98%17.7%12.49%5.12%4.26%1.95%0.31%0.07%0.07%
Aug '1855.94%18.64%11.18%5.47%4.57%1.81%0.29%0.07%0.07%
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This timeline shows the market share held by the leading mobile internet browsers worldwide from January 2012 to August 2018. In the most recently measured period, Safari had a 18.64 percent market share. Newcomer Samsung Internet had a 5.47 percent share, ranking ahead of Android browser, IEMobile, Blackberry, Nokia and other established browsers.
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January 2012 to August 2018
Special properties
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