The rise of smartphones has led to Android becoming more popular, says StatCounter, but by such a fine margin that not everyone agrees.
For decades, the answer to the question „What’s the most popular operating system?“ was Windows. You may not have liked it, but macOS, OS/2, Linux, you name it, couldn’t knock it off its pedestal. But, then along came smartphones and tablets, and PCs started their long sales decline. In March 2017, by web-analytics company StatCounter’s reckoning, Android became more popular than Windows.
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Author: Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols