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iPhone Beats Android In Browsing Figures

The latest data from StatCounter Global Stats, reveals that the two horse race in the mobile browser wars was won by Apple's iPhone, in North America. In this market, the competition between Android and iPhone was fierce and a little more than one per cent separates the two contenders.

The iPhone browser has 37.95 per cent, while Android is at 36.78 per cent. Lagging far behind is iPod Touch with 9.31 per cent, followed by BlackBerry on 6.26 per cent.

Europeans clearly prefer surfing the web from their iPhones, as Apple's browser accounted for 36 per cent of the mobile traffic, and Android for 30 per cent.

In the Asian market, iPhone and Android are also fighting to get more users but here the competition is not neck and neck and others are the pack leaders. In April, Opera managed to win the race with 30 per cent and the next contender, the Nokia browser, is at a significant distance with its 18.3 per cent.

Android is at the fourth place with 12.6 per cent and iPhone's mobile browser is holding the fifth position, with 7.31 per cent.

Radu has been working as a freelance writer for more than five years and has been blogging around since 2004. He is interested in anything Apple as well as gaming and mobile applications.