Most popular operating systems on desktop and mobile

The latest data from NetMarketShare shows that Windows 7 remains comfortably ahead of Windows 10 on desktop PCs.

Its March 2018 statistics also showed that iOS 11.2 and Android 7.0 are the most popular mobile operating systems, with 20.93% and 20.41% market share respectively.

Android 8.0 has also gained market share since its launch in August 2017, but remains at below 5% of total operating system share on mobile.

The most popular operating systems on desktop and mobile for March 2018 are detailed below.

Desktop Operating Systems

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Desktop OS Share
Windows 7 43.44%
Windows 10 33.83%
Windows 8.1 5.46%
Mac OS X 10.13 4.60%
Windows XP 4.59%
Mac OS X 10.12 1.88%
Mac OS X 10.11 1.27%
Linux 1.24%
Windows 8 1.14%
Mac OS X 10.10 0.77%

Mobile Operating Systems

Android Nougat

Mobile OS Share – Total
Android 70.96%
iOS 27.84%
Unknown 0.83%
Windows Phone 0.13%
Series 40 0.10%
RIM 0.06%
Mobile OS Share – Version
iOS 11.2 20.93%
Android 7.0 20.41%
Android 6.0 16.93%
Android 5.1 8.60%
Android 7.1 6.85%
Android 8.0 4.53%
Android 4.4 3.82%
Android 4.1 3.81%
Android 5.0 2.48%
iOS 10.3 2.33%

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