Posts with tag: 'iPhone'

ScientiaMobile Study Shows Apple iPhone 6S Still World’s Most Used Smartphone in Q3 2017

Retains Top Standing Since Q1 2017 RESTON, Va., Nov. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ScientiaMobile releases new global study of mobile data usage called the Mobile Overview Report (MOVR) finding that after three quarters and many recent smartphone launches, the Apple iPhone 6S remains the most used smartphone in the world. According to ScientiaMobile, 7.53% of the world’s smartphone usage is made up of Apple iPhone 6S, more than any other smartphone. ScientiaMobile’s MOVR finds that the Apple iPhone 6S is also the most used smartphone in almost every continent except for South America and Africa, which had the Samsung Galaxy J5 […]

Read More...

Smartphone and Tablet Portrait Orientation Usage 2017 Q3

In previous MOVR reports, we explored how frequently phones and tablets were held in portrait orientation (vs. landscape).  In the MOVR 2017 Q3, we broke out Apple devices from Android. Apple’s iPhones tend to have a higher usage in portrait mode than its comparably sized Android smartphones.  Conversely, iPads tend to be held in landscape more often than comparable Android tablets.  

Read More...

Detect the New iPhone on Your Website

Detect iPhone8 Detect iPhone 8

The new iPhone is here, and WURFL.js now detects it in the wild! Apple released the new iPhone in September. Our researchers are already detecting the new iPhone among the more than 2 billion other user agents per month they analyze. If you use WURFL.js, then you will start to see the new iPhone and all other iPhone models. Sign up to get our new iPhone 8 detection here. How it will work With a simple javascript snippet, WURFL.js can detect the new iPhone and push its device capabilities into your Google Analytics for even more analysis. Without WURFL.js, Google Analytics does […]

Read More...

Galaxy S8 Adoption Trends: May 2017 Update

The Galaxy S8 launch has been exciting to watch and also interesting to compare to Apple’s recent launches. Our recent mobile data report, Mobile Overview Report (MOVR), found that the Apple iPhone 6S is the most used smartphone in the world and that the Samsung Galaxy S7 is the most used Samsung in the world in Q1 2017.

Read More...

Apple’s iPhone 8 Will Need to Displace iPhone 6S To Become Most Used Smartphone in the World

Despite Apple iPhone 7 Launch RESTON, Va., May 10, 2017 — ScientiaMobile released their Mobile Overview Report (MOVR) last week, in which it found that the iPhone 6S was the most used smartphone model in the world. This is despite the Apple iPhone 7 launch in September 2016, eight months ago. According to the Q1 2017 MOVR, the Apple iPhone 6S became the most used in February 2017 and is now at almost 8% of all global smartphone browsing. In comparison, the iPhone 6 peaked in popularity a year earlier, February 2016, at 14.6%, 488 days after launch. Today, the iPhone […]

Read More...

Lessons Learned from Mobile World Congress 2017

Effective Mobile Advertising More Important than Ever A funny thing happened at Mobile World Congress 2017. It stopped being about handsets. Proof? The biggest buzz went to Nokia’s retro 3310. It started, instead, to be about “getting the current [advertising] ecosystem working as effectively as possible.” The advertising community has stopped holding its breath for a mobile handset to arrive or relying on network providers to introduce new breakthrough technology.

Read More...

Device Detection: Apple iPhone 7 Release Trends

Apple iphone 7 release

The anticipation of an Apple release is always palpable among consumers. The excitement, the long line, and the lure of Apple’s iconic and sleek product design command top dollar. But how does Apple’s iPhone 7 release compare to the usual iPhone release? We found out. Using our device detection API, we were able to quantify customer adoption of iPhones over the first 14 days following their release. We compared the Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus release in 2014 with the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus release in 2015, and the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus release in 2016. Learn […]

Read More...

iPhone Users Moving to Larger Screens

iphone scren size trend Aug 2016

For iPhone Users, Bigger is Better. Smaller is Not. In the latest MOVR report, we looked at iPhone Screen size trends. We compared Apple’s new model releases, looking to see if there was a preference for size. Roughly, the iPhone SE is small (diagonal display size of 4”), iPhone 6S is medium (4.7”), and iPhone 6S Plus is large (5.5”). Today, the “medium” 6S is much larger than its predecessor, the iPhone 5. We classify the iPhone 5’s 4” display as “small”. The “medium” iPhone 6S is the leader in all countries, with over 15% of iPhone traffic in most countries. […]

Read More...

5 Steps to Add iPhone Models to Google Analytics with WURFL.js

iPhone Models in Google Analytics

Add iPad and iPhone Models to Google Analytics Do you want to add information on iPhone models to Google Analytics? Then check out our infographic and follow the 5 steps below. Ever wonder why Google Analytics can’t give you more detail about iPhones and iPads?  After all, an iPhone 4, iPhone SE, and iPhone 6S Plus are different phones representing VERY different markets. Wouldn’t it be great to drill down into that detail? Now you can with 5 easy steps: Get a WURFL.js account Insert the WURFL.js script into your page Send the WURFL Device Capabilities to Google Analytics Custom Variable […]

Read More...

Is Your Responsive Design Working? Google Analytics Will Tell You

detect iPhone and add to Google Analytics

[This article was originally published in Smashing Magazine.  We have updated the section on Universal Analytics to conform with change by Google Analytics.] By Jon Arne Sæterås and Luca Passani Responsive web design has become the dominant method of developing and designing websites. It makes it easier to think “mobile first” and to create a website that is viewable on mobile devices. In the early days of responsive web design, creating breakpoints in CSS for particular screen sizes was common, like 320 pixels for iPhone and 768 pixels for iPad, and then we tested and monitored those devices. As responsive […]

Read More...
  • Categories

  • Recent Posts

  • Tags

  • Monthly Archives