Oct 13, 2013 10:02:27 PM

The most popular web browser in the world

Chrome is the most popular browser in the world.

It boasts nearly 40% of the global market share, outpacing Internet Explorer.

Chrome however has a long way to go for mobile. Google is pushing Chrome hard and trying to get and sign in across platforms. Google's browser rule the Android mobile landscape, but for iOS, Chrome has only begun. Chrome only has 3% market share for iOS, but that share is growing. Not surprisingly, Safari has a 97% share for iOS.

Market share of mobile devices

  • iOS: 51 percent (includes iPod Touch; iPad doesn’t appear to be in these numbers)
  • Android: 35 percent
  • BlackBerry: 3.2 percent
  • Chrome: 3 percent
  • Opera: 2.3 percent
  • IE: 1.5 percent
  • Nokia: 1.1 percent

Chrome's weakness: it's iOS share

chrome mobile browser market share