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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154 comments on “Mobile and tablet now gets more usage than desktop

  1. 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:

  2. It has become an industry standard to put “mobile first” when designing for the mobile web and while this is, in general, a good thing – it has also left to a neglect of the tablet platform in mobile design. There are clear differences between smartphones and tablets and key differences in the way that users interact with them. It’s important for us – as UX designers – to understand these differences so that our designs can satisfy both sets of users.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

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