The most popular browsers for PCs and smartphones

Google Chrome remains the most popular Internet browser, according to data from NetMarketShare for January 2018.

Chrome dominates the mobile and desktop market, with over 60% market share across desktop platforms and 59% market share on mobile.

Safari is the main competitor to Chrome across mobile devices, with other mobile browsers trailing far behind.

Internet Explorer beats Firefox for second place on desktop, and Microsoft Edge and Safari occupy the fourth and fifth spots respectively.

The most popular Internet browsers across mobile and desktop for January 2018 are listed below.

Desktop browser share


Desktop Browser Share
Chrome 61.41%
Internet Explorer 11.48%
Firefox 10.85%
Microsoft Edge 4.67%
Safari 4.18%
Sogou Explorer 1.64%
Opera 1.60%
QQ 1.20%
UC Browser 0.71%
Yandex 0.62%

Mobile Browser Share

Mobile marketing smartphone

Mobile Browser Share
Chrome 59.13%
Safari 28.46%
UC Browser 4.20%
Opera Mini 2.94%
Android Browser 2.67%
QQ 0.87%
Firefox 0.52%
Baidu 0.35%
Opera 0.34%
Edge 0.20%

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The most popular browsers for PCs and smartphones