Apple’s revolutionary iPhone gained more global mobile Web browsing share than Android in May, going from 30.3% to 32.8% (+2.5 percentage points), according to new stats released by NetApplications.
This, the month before a new iPhone is expected to debut.
In the same timeframe, Android went from 5.3% to 6.2% (+0.9 percentage point).
Java ME (which stands for micro-edition) still maintains the number spot as the most popular platform for mobile browsing accorind to NetApplications’ figures. This platform is in use on a large variety of devices and is rapidly losing share to both iPhone and Android.
More info via NetApplications here.
Net Applications’ data shows that the first wave of Apple’s international release of the iPad has led to a spike in iPad usage share. The iPad was released to the following nine countries on May 28: Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. iPad now holds roughly 0.16% of global mobile Web browsing share.
More info about iPad share via NetApplications here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]