Internet Explorer, Opera Mini Gains. Firefox and Safari Loses (April 08)

By | May 13, 2008 | 3 Comments


2008 April Browsers Market Share ResultsAfter some strange results, for example: huge Internet Explorer gains and other web browsers drops in the market share, HitsLink made some changes. Yes, it’s time for the “fixed” 2008, April market share report.

After Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 release, IE increased its market share by 0.03% (from 74.80% to 74.83%) for a first time since October, 2007.

Despite continuous Firefox Europe growth, its worldwide market share decreased by 0.07%, from 17.83% to 17.76%

Safari lost some market share this time as well. From 5.82% to 5.81% (0.01% decrease).

It’s been a 3rd month already, Opera market share remains the same: 0.69%

Although Opera market share remains the same, the mobile web browser Opera Mini managed to increase its market share by 0.01%. From 0.04% to 0.05%. By the way, Opera Mini 4.1 was just released.

Here are mode details about current browsers market share. Thanks to HitsLink.

2008 April Browsers Market Share


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Vygantas is a former web designer whose projects are used by companies such as AMD, NVIDIA and departed Westood Studios. Being passionate about software, Vygantas began his journalism career back in 2007 when he founded FavBrowser.com. Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.

  • http://delaytactics.com Bernardo

    Just goes to show you that Microsoft could still save itself if the factors of convenience and utility are in there. To be fair, IE8 is doing great!

  • http://www.favbrowser.com Vygantas Lipskas

    I agree with you there. Microsoft finally understood something.

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