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Samsung Galaxy S III is gaining on the Apple iPhone 5 in mobile web usage

Samsung Galaxy S III is gaining on the Apple iPhone 5 in mobile web usage
Chitika's mobile ad network allows them to have a special insight when it comes to looking at certain data and trends. Back in October, the Apple iPhone 5 held an eight percentage point lead over the Samsung Galaxy S III when looking at comparative web share between the two phones. Now, the lead is down to two measly percentage points. That is the latest data from Chitika based on tens of millions of mobile ad impressions that were sent over Chitika's network in the U.S. and Canada from February 1st through February 9th.

The Samsung Galaxy S III is picking up mobile web share from the Apple iPhone 5

The Samsung Galaxy S III is picking up mobile web share from the Apple iPhone 5

Taking a step back and looking at the whole picture, the Apple iPhone 5 accounted for 6.6% of web traffic with the Samsung Galaxy S III at 6.3%. Including all active models of the Apple iPhone, the Cupertino based firm's iconic smartphone has a 41.5% web share, down 4.5% from October. During the same time period, Samsung's web share overall has risen to 20.6% from 17%. But something is going on under the surface. While together, Apple and Samsung accounted for 62.1% with the February data, that is down about 1% since October. That means that some of the other platforms are gaining share, albeit a small amount.

Perhaps the most impressive information from Chitika was that iOS 6 already accounts for 83% of iOS web share. That build of iOS was just launched in September.

source: Chitika via AppleInsider

Samsung is gaining on Apple
Samsung is gaining on Apple

Samsung is gaining on Apple


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posted on 15 Feb 2013, 23:27 19

1. nikenturd (unregistered)


Sue 'em Apple for being so competitive lololol

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 09:35 2

25. SitiHardiyantiRukmana (Posts: 3; Member since: 16 Feb 2013)


This is the time for Apple to PANIC....

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 02:43 8

9. imsickwithsmartphone (Posts: 153; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


go samsung!!

posted on 15 Feb 2013, 23:31 5

2. mydi.maus (unregistered)


go apple!

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 07:50 1

18. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 15404; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


Into the infinite beyond

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 09:02 3

24. INF1N1TY (banned) (Posts: 14; Member since: 06 Feb 2013)


This go whoever stuff is so gay.

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 20:17

37. a_tumiwa (Posts: 375; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)


go symbian!!

posted on 15 Feb 2013, 23:32 16

3. mydi.maus (unregistered)


go samsung!

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 02:43 3

10. imsickwithsmartphone (Posts: 153; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


go apple!!

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 02:45

11. erdpov (Posts: 67; Member since: 07 Dec 2012)


Kidding, nice of you.

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 06:33 3

15. fanboy1974 (Posts: 1345; Member since: 12 Nov 2011)


go Android!

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 06:39 2

16. imsickwithsmartphone (Posts: 153; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


go iOS!

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 07:55

19. techtruth (Posts: 30; Member since: 07 Feb 2013)


lololololol

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 20:20

38. a_tumiwa (Posts: 375; Member since: 16 Mar 2012)


go webos !

posted on 15 Feb 2013, 23:33 10

4. deadstroke (Posts: 113; Member since: 22 Jan 2013)


very good news keep it up samsung!! ^-^

posted on 15 Feb 2013, 23:34 7

5. jcpwn2004 (Posts: 314; Member since: 18 Jan 2012)


wow that's crazy, I knew the gs3 was selling well but not that it was almost equal with the iphone 5 in north america.

posted on 15 Feb 2013, 23:42 3

6. gallitoking (Posts: 4720; Member since: 17 May 2011)


specially with the price drop of the S3..

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 06:05 7

12. blingblingthing (Posts: 559; Member since: 23 Oct 2012)


As a customer, I am happy for the price drop. You must be some mad shareholder.

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 06:22 4

13. erdpov (Posts: 67; Member since: 07 Dec 2012)


Sounds like an excuse!

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 07:49 1

17. Mxyzptlk (Posts: 15404; Member since: 21 Apr 2012)


People are just waiting on the next iPhone. That's why the stats are skewed.

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 07:56 3

20. techtruth (Posts: 30; Member since: 07 Feb 2013)


whattt???

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 08:17 6

22. SuperNexus (Posts: 127; Member since: 18 Jan 2013)


tell me when they are not waiting

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 08:56 3

23. frydaexiii (Posts: 1464; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)


Aww, don't be mad that Apple cares more about getting money than actually getting their products into customers hands. Seriously, Apple fanboys are the only ones who find price drops bad just because they don't get any.

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 09:36 3

26. SitiHardiyantiRukmana (Posts: 3; Member since: 16 Feb 2013)


LOL
good joke....

all the iphone owner (except you) already moving on....
they already using samsung galaxy s3 or Note2...
and sone... Sony Xperia Z.

bye2 Mxyzptlk.... none of your friend ask you to join them in samsung world

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 10:59 2

28. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


You said that exact same thing about 6 months ago. People are still waiting I guess, huh?

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 11:06 1

29. jroc74 (Posts: 6019; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


And it will be a never ending cycle. Cuz when that happens....when the next Galaxy S high end phone is on its way to release date...many ppl will be waiting for that too.

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 11:08 1

30. jroc74 (Posts: 6019; Member since: 30 Dec 2010)


Also eans ppl are getting an amazing phone at a really good price too. I wish the same could be said for rent or mortgages...car notes....

Mortgages and car notes kinda are right now....apt rent isnt.

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 13:27 2

31. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


Dude there aren't even good rumors about it.... People aren't waiting

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 13:28

32. protozeloz (Posts: 5396; Member since: 16 Sep 2010)


Yeah just like the $50 discounts on the iPhone

posted on 16 Feb 2013, 15:10

34. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)


Yea some companies tend to be perpetual parasites ... i am happy i am not being sucked by one of those :)

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