Android operating system beat down Windows and it has become the most popular operating system being used nowadays. It has become world’s most popular in terms of complete internet usage across mobile combined, desktop, laptop and tablet.
A survey was conducted on the worldwide usage of various operating systems by the research department of StatCounter, a web analytics firm. During the month of March 2017, android was the one to top the worldwide OS internet usage market share with 37.93%, whereas windows stand at 37.91% for the first n market.
The StatCoounter tracked the gradual coverage of usage for two operating systems over time which was based on the findings of 2.5 million websites.
This is an end of an era, it represents the end of Windows leadership. Windows had their position since the 1980s while a major breakdown for android. 2.4 5 of global usage share was made by android in just 5 years.
According to Cullen the major reason to this breakthrough was the increasing usage of smartphones which access to the internet. In the global market, the interest of PC purchases and the impact of Asia on the global market.
In Asia, windows usage is only 29.2% while it has 52.1% android usage. in north America windows stands on its maintained position with 39.5 shares in March, and iOS at 25.7% while android at 21.2%. In Europe, users of Internet was more through windows OS with a percentage of 51.7 then android 23.6.
Android was at the first position in MArch 2017 with 57% market share, in comparison to windows with 26.98%.
Cullen said that Windows OS is still dominating the OS desktop Market by PC and Laptops with 84% of internet usage in MArch.
Windows won the desktop war but the competition is still on. Microsoft will found it difficult to victory from Mobiles. The next step might be a change for Windows.