Chrome Outclassed Firefox Market Share in Asia

The September forecast model revealed the rapid declining of the Firefox market share. Today, it is reportedly lost its battle against Chrome in Asia. It is for the first time that Chrome exceeded Firefox market share in any continent.

The statistics provided by StatCounter reveals that Chrome excelled Firefox market share in Asia during the first week of October with its market share stands at 26.59% compared to 25.35% market share of Firefox. However, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE) still holds the top position with 43.62% of market shares in Asia because of the unmatched popularity of IE 6.

In the South American market, however, the market shares of Chrome are marginally short of Internet Explorer, i.e. Chrome holds 37.28% of market share in South America compared to 38.53% of IE. However, Firefox is holding the third place with its market share of 22.34% in this market, according to the initial stats provided by StatCounter.

If we look at the global market shares of each these three major browsers, the Chrome is on third spot with its 25% market share, Firefox seems to be a bit stable compared to previous results and stands at 27%  market shares. As the September Forecast Model suggested, the IE is losing its market quite steadily and the trend seems to be continued in the month of October as well, i.e. the market share of IE for the initial week of October stands at 40.05% which are 1.5% less than September’s figures. The market share remains at 39% for IE on weekends.

It is worth noting that IE for the first time saw less than 50% market share in the month of September 2010 and since then it is failed to revive. The stats show that IE is losing about 10 points of market share every 14 months. Certainly, alarming sign for Microsoft.

(Image Courtesy: StatCounter)

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