The most popular operating systems for smartphones and PCs

The latest data from NetMarketShare shows that Windows 7 is still the most popular desktop operating system, with Windows 10 gaining ground.

The September 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 BGR stated that iOS 11 has been installed by over 38.5% of iPhone users to date.

The most popular operating systems on desktop and mobile for September 2017 are detailed below.

Desktop Operating Systems

Windows 10 logo

Desktop OS Share
Windows 7 47.21%
Windows 10 29.09%
Windows 8.1 5.89%
Windows XP 5.89%
Mac OSX 10.12 3.84%
Linux 3.04%
Windows 8 1.24%
Mac OS X 10.11 1.16%
Windows NT 1.06%
Mac OS X 10.10 0.73%
Windows Vista 0.43%

Mobile Operating Systems

Android

Mobile OS Share – Total
Android 65.53%
iOS 32.34%
Windows Phone 0.87%
Symbian 0.57%
Java ME 0.49%
Mobile OS Share – Version
iPhone 23.02%
Android 6.0 20.69%
Android 5.1 11.65%
Android 7.0 10.78%
Android 4.4 9.65%
iPad 9.25%
Adroid 5.0 4.33%
Android 4.2 1.99%
Android 1.72%
Android 7.1 1.58%
Android 4.1 1.10%

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