It’s time for the browser stats for November; as always according to StatCounter. They’re not very exciting this month, although several long-term trends are confirmed.
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There’s not much news on the mobile front. Safari and Others win a point; Android and BlackBerry lose one. This is the first time Android has ever lost even a tiny bit of market share. As to BlackBerry, it’s clearly shedding market share every month. Safari climbs a bit and thus widens the gap with Opera.
|Browser||November 2011||ch||October 2011||Remarks|
|Safari||24%||+1||23%||iPhone and iPod Touch|
|Opera||22%||0||22%||Mini and Mobile combined|
|UC Browser||5%||0||5%||Chinese proxy browser|
|Obigo||1%||0||1%||For LG phones as well as Brew MP. Version 10 is WebKit-based|
|Samsung||1%||0||1%||Samsung’s non-Android, non-Jasmine, non-Dolfin browsers|
|Jasmine||1%||0||1%||Samsung NetFront-based and early WebKit-based|
|WebKit||58%||0||58%||Safari, Nokia, Android, Dolfin, 10% of BlackBerry|
|Mobile||7%||0||7%||Mobile browsing as percentage of all browsing|
On the desktop front the big news is that Chrome has passed Firefox as the second desktop browser worldwide. Surprisingly, IE gains a point this month, though that may be a statistical artifact.
|Browser||November 2011||ch||October 2011||ch||September 2011||ch||August 2011|
* Safari includes 1.25% iPad.
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