The latest figures from NetMarketShare show that Windows 7 is still the most popular desktop operating system globally.
The August 2017 statistics also reveal that iOS and Android 6.0 remain the most widely-used mobile operating systems, although an increasing number of devices are moving to Android 7.0.
Mobile OS numbers show that Android has a strong lead over iOS overall, with Windows Phone coming in third – sporting a total mobile market share of 0.81%.
NetMarketShare does not provide iOS version information, but figures from Apple’s Developer website show that 89% of iOS users were on iOS 10 and 9% were on iOS 9 as of 6 September.
The most popular operating systems on desktop and mobile platforms for August 2017 are detailed below.
Desktop Operating Systems
|Desktop OS Share|
|Mac OS X 10.12||3.59%|
|Mac OS X 10.11||1.09%|
|Mac OS X 10.10||0.72%|
Mobile Operating Systems
|Mobile OS Share – Total|
|Mobile OS Share – Version|