Most popular operating systems for smartphones and PCs
Published6th, November 2017
The latest data from NetMarketShare shows that Windows 7’s market share is declining, but it is still the most popular desktop operating system. The October 2017 statistics also revealed that iOS and Android 6.0 remain the most widely-used mobile operating systems – with more devices moving to Android 7.0. Mobile OS numbers show that Android is more popular than iOS, followed by Windows Phone in third.
NetMarketShare does not provide iOS version information, but statistics from Mixpanel show iOS 11 comfortably ahead of iOS 10 – with 63.10% market share.
30.54% of iPhone users use iOS 10, while 5.86% use older operating system versions.
The most popular operating systems on desktop and mobile for October 2017 are detailed below.