Mobile and tablet now gets more usage than desktop

Mobile and tablet usage across the StatCounter network has exceed desktop usage for the first time in October. We issued a release about this on our Global Stats site this morning.

It has never been more important to check and make sure your website is mobile friendly. Google released a tool to do that here.

To see the breakdown of desktop vs mobile and tablet usage for your own website simply click “Browsers” and then “Platforms” from the left stats menu. Here is an example of how it looks:


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85 Responses to Mobile and tablet now gets more usage than desktop

  1. AB says:

    A mobile phone is a portable telephone that can make and receive calls over a radio frequency carrier while the user is moving within a telephone service area. The radio frequency link establishes a connection to the switching systems of a mobile phone operator, which provides access to the public switched telephone network (PSTN). Most modern mobile telephone services use a cellular network architecture, and therefore mobile telephones are often also called cellular telephones or cell phones.

    A computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out an arbitrary set of arithmetic or logical operations automatically. The ability of computers to follow a sequence of operations, called a program, make computers very flexible and useful.

  2. rahul tayde says:

    mobile is an indivisual part our lyf it can be use by anyone or anywhere

  3. Scorpians says:

    Its is good Technology

  4. Jigga says:

    mobiles and tablets are portable and easy to use but some heavy task will not done by both .so, we need to more improve technology in this field.

    and desktop is use for codding and debugging etc..
    in my opinion mobiles are portable but for limited time

    we need both mobiles and desktop in daily use

  5. Khan Noor says:

    In above post my Friend and colleague are telling Both Mobile and Desktop are similar
    its true only for youngster but desktop is required for Business or in company:)

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  8. RIP mobile internet usage. too much usage than PC

  9. Lyrics RICK says:

    and desktop is use for codding and debugging etc..
    in my opinion mobiles are portable but for limited time

  10. The use of smartphones and tablets have been an issue that everyone should pay attention to. The Handheld Traffic is getting bigger … that’s a good thing, and we need to pay close attention today. I’m happy to say that I was able to adapt and make my site mobile-friendly

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  12. Thanks for the infographic. Even my ecommerce site and personal blog are showing steady increase in mobile and tablet visitors than the desktop visitors. Compared to 2015 my sites saw 30% increase in mobile visitors. I’ve recently changed my website templates to responsive and thus mobile visitors can easily browse the site. For coding though I still use my personal desktop and office laptop as its simpler on big-screen with keyboard and a mouse. The Internet may see mobile visitors rise up to 60-65% in 2017?

  13. Sarah says:

    I have lot of websites and the results shows an impressive increase in mobile visitors which is logical. Mobiles and tablets are used more and it became a part of our life (including searching any information).
    Thanks for the infographic.

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