Samsung the undisputed king of web traffic on Android

Samsung the undisputed king of web traffic on Android
Samsung's stock hasn't been too hot this past month, but there's no denying that the South-Korean titan has done very well for itself. In fact, at 95%, it took the lion's share of total Android profits worldwide in the first quarter of this year, leaving the competition to fight over crumbs.

Yesterday marked another reaffirmation of Samsung's good fortunes – a study by mobile ad network Chitika shows that the manufacturer's wears, both smartphones and tablets, made up for almost 50% of total web traffic in the US and Canada. To put this into perspective – HTC, second in line, has a comparatively miniscule share at 9.7%. Moreover, Motorola, Amazon and LG all held a share of somewhere between 8% and 10%. If anything, Amazon's performance is probably among the only other noteworthy consideration – the e-tail giant only has two lines of tablets, with the Kindle Fire generating the second most web traffic, irrespectively of OS, behind Apple's iPad in North America

Breaking it further down, Chitika's report shows that Samsung's latest flagship – the Galaxy S4 – is far from overtaking its predecessor(s). What's more, a quarter of web activity originates from older, non-flagship devices, like the Galaxy Ace among others:

This current status-quo is likely the result of incomprehensibly many interwoven events and factors. Chitika goes on a limb, however, and lists Samsung's comparatively gargantuan marketing budget, along with a line of offerings spanning from clam-shell phones to massive phablets among the main reasons for Samsung's continued reign.

source: Chitika



1. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

I'm not surprised since they flooded the market with galaxies, they almost filled in the universe of android handsets

3. ianbbaa

Posts: 332; Member since: Mar 20, 2013

...probably because of this you can see the results like this...everyone can choose its own preferred it or hate it, its the only producer that makes so many devices...but i ll give a go for lumia 1020 in near future.

14. ghaniosman

Posts: 78; Member since: Jun 06, 2013

Even Google is on 7th place with a percentage in single digit..

11. Muzammil

Posts: 6; Member since: Jul 11, 2013

I not like body style of Samsung . all the same and ugly . and Ul is not pretty like HTC , iPhone

2. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

I'm not surprised at all, Samsung is on the top is because Samsung have flooded the market with their Galaxies, not because Samsung is amazing. Everyone knows that Samsung has more Galaxies than the universe!

5. ianbbaa

Posts: 332; Member since: Mar 20, 2013

they just give you the choice...its up to you what you will buy...they have numbers, research, they also know that S4 ZOOM finds its owners...

6. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

You made my comment better lol

7. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Samsung does make some quality products, but their flooding habits do help them.

12. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

lol going nerd for a sec, technically in an infinite universe with infinite exact earth replicas due to a theory of general infinite possibilities, there are an infinite amount of me's writing this exact same thing and in all of those realms there are samsung galaxy's. so in an infinite real there are infinite galaxies both samsungs and galaxies like our milkyway or andromeda so this is probably true. Xperiadroid are u a scientist of sorts ??

16. nasznjoka

Posts: 418; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

Its too bad they removed the down vote button I could have! Only to prove you as a true defn of a hater! Why cann't your sony do the same? FLOOD JAPAN WITH xperiaz???? I heard they are becoming camera manufacturers on ANDROID jus like NOKIA on the other side? give up the smartphone market produce CAMS

4. wendygarett unregistered

I'm surprised that Amazon surpass most of the oem.... oh well, American... Aint nobody got time for dat...

13. apple4never

Posts: 1064; Member since: May 08, 2013

lol why do i read all of your comments, Aint nobody got time for dat...

8. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

Not surprised about SS, but hTC on second place?? That's a real nice surprise :)

9. wendygarett unregistered

Key words : US lol

10. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

I hope htc would rank higher on other countries besides the US. Because in some regions they are really struggling to be one of the top manufacturers,some people don't even know that HTC exists

17. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

Starting to get some real good brand recognition in NZ. People here are asking about my phone constantly, and actually know about the htc m7 when mentioning this years smartphones!

15. jacko1977

Posts: 428; Member since: Feb 11, 2012

wheres apple apple says they have like 70% of web traffic lol then i guess they lie about everything else yes yes yes i read the title wrong

18. vincelongman

Posts: 5747; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Those graphs are only of Android devices, sorry but did you even read the title.

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