Hundreds of thousands of people around the world continue to use the iPhone 3G and 3GS, released in 2008 and 2009, respectively. Such data leads research firm DeviceAtlas.
A recent study DeviceAtlas describes the distribution of devices and operating systems that are used for access to the Internet. According to given data, Samsung has significantly increased its presence in the last three months of 2016, particularly in the USA (+2.3%) and Italy (+2,7%), despite the fact that smartphone sales have decreased over the year by 2.9%
In the same quarter of the web traffic from Apple devices has declined in most markets, particularly Italy (-5%) and the USA (-3,6%), analysts say. The growth in the share recorded in Japan, South Africa and Canada.
In total, 42 of the 56 countries Android devices are generating more Internet traffic than iOS. The platform is dominated by Apple in 14 countries. Among the countries where operating system iPhones were more popular to access the Internet, the experts called Japan, Denmark, UK, Canada, Australia and the USA. Android dominates in emerging markets because of the popularity of budget smartphones here.
In the report, analysts drew attention to the fact that people around the world continue to use the old models of Apple smartphones, including the iPhone 3G and iPhone 4. In particular, the iPhone 4 and 4s have 3.5% of the Internet traffic in Russia and 2% in France and Japan, the iPhone 3G and 3GS has generated 1% of the traffic in Sweden and 0.5% in France, Japan, Brazil, Germany and Italy. While 5.5-duimpie iPhone lagging in the consumption of Internet content from the smartphones with more compact screens.