10/2/2009 3:39:00 PM
Apple increases mobile browser share to 40%
Apple has increased its mobile
browser market share to 40% from 33% in the last six months, overtaking Nokia,
according to AdMob’s August Mobile Metrics Report
Nokia dropped to 34% from 43%
in February, the report said, even though the company's handsets continue to
lead the number of smartphones listed in the global study.
Google's Android saw an increase
to 7% from 2% and webOS had taken 4% of the market since the Palm Pre was
launched. RIM's market share decreased slightly to 8% and Windows Mobile's
share fell to 4%.
Nokia’s N97 and 5800 XpressMusic touchscreen devices were the fourth and fifth
most popular smartphones in Western Europe,
according to the report.