The most popular browsers for PC and smartphones

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

Chrome is miles ahead in both the mobile and desktop market, with over 60% market share across both platforms.

Safari is the main competitor to Chrome on mobile, with a market share of 26.30% – compared to Chrome’s market share of 65.12%.

Internet Explorer is just ahead of Firefox for second place on desktop, with Microsoft Edge and Safari trailing behind them.

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

Desktop Browser Share


Desktop Browser Share
Chrome 61.77%
Internet Explorer 12.20%
Firefox 10.52%
Microsoft Edge 4.46%
Safari 3.94%
Sogou Explorer 1.49%
Opera 1.45%
QQ 1.38%
UC Browser 0.66%
Yandex 0.65%

Mobile Browser Share

Mobile data

Mobile Browser Share
Chrome 65.12%
Safari 26.30%
UC Browser 2.06%
Opera Mini 1.55%
QQ 1.46%
Android Browser 1.34%
Firefox 1.01%
Baidu 0.57%
Opera 0.32%
Yandex 0.11%

Now read: Microsoft Edge browser now available for iOS and Android

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The most popular browsers for PC and smartphones