Apple Closes Out the Year with Majority Share of Mobile Web Browsing
Google's Android platform is the biggest competitor to Apple in the mobile space, but accounted for just 16.29 percent of mobile Web browsing, putting it in third place behind Java ME (21.27 percent). Symbian ended the year sitting in fourth place with a 5.76 percent share, while BlackBerry barely mustered 3.51 percent. All other platforms accounted for 1.07 percent, according to NetMarketShare.
Apple's benefiting in the mobile browser space by owning the most popular tablet (iPad) and one of the most popular smartphones (iPhone). In fact, Apple's iPhone led all mobile devices by accounting for 25.2 percent of all mobile browsing, followed by the iPad (24.5 percent).