Android passes iOS in mobile browser stats

iOS Safari

iOS/iOS Safari has slipped to third in the mobile browser race.

As reported by Peter-Paul Koch on the QuirksMode blog, the mobile browser race is hotting up. Based on statistics supplied by StatCounter, Opera (Mini and Mobile combined) still leads the pack, with a share of 22 per cent, but Android has jumped into second position, with its share of 20 per cent leapfrogging Safari for iPhone and iPod touch. Nokia remains third, with a share of 17 per cent. Figures for mobile operating systems also show Android for the first time overtaking Apple’s iOS, with shares of 20.6 per cent and 19.4 per cent respectively.

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