The iPhone's share of web usage spiked substantially in July

The iPhone's share of web usage spiked substantially in July
With Apple's announcement of some impressive sales figures surrounding the iPhone 4, there are now some additional pieces of information that show the surge of web share for the iPhone. Needless to say that a staggering amount of sales for the iPhone 4 could trigger an avalanche of web usage on the handset, but Net Applications said that the usage of the iPhone for web surfing jumped from 0.59 percent in June to 0.7 percent in July – that's a substantial 18.6 increase in just a single month. But then again, this might be regarded as something normal since many people have been reserve in withholding from buying an iPhone until the newer model was released. However, this is by far the largest increase in the iPhone's web share – making it a substantial feat for the handset. When you compare it their competition, Android, the open platform also experienced some impressive sales with the release of the Motorola DROID X most recently. Despite putting out some good numbers, it wasn't enough to boost Android's share as a whole versus what the release of the iPhone 4 accomplished. Regardless, it'll be interesting to see how things pan out once Froyo commences its assault on a large base of Android handsets – which will bring that almost true to life desktop-like experience with Flash on board.

source: Electronista


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5 Comments

1. YouLostTheGame

Posts: 441; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

I know for me personally, coming from a blackberry, where my usage was EXTREMELY low; and now having my Droid X for a week, I have already used a gig of data. My data usage is going to be consistently huge now. This phone is just ridiculously more capable than my blackberry ever was!

2. PhoneMaster

Posts: 2; Member since: Aug 01, 2010

Its Even better if you get it rooted...

4. iHateCrapple

Posts: 734; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

Yes, the droid is far more capable but also keep in mind BlackBerry leads the way in compression technology...Thats why your usage was as low as it was.

3. joey18

Posts: 673; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

i hate blackberrys phones waiting for white iphone ihope for verizon

5. iHateCrapple

Posts: 734; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

BlackBerry hates you...

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