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NetMarketShare: macOS and iOS both dip slightly in August

According to the latest market share survey from NetMarketShare, the market share for both Apple’s macOS and iOS were down slightly last month.

In August macOS had 9.40% of the desktop/laptop market compared to 9.42% in July. Windows remains dominate with 87.62%.

In August, iOS had % 28.43% of the mobile operating market, compared to 28.79% in July. Android remains dominate with 70.74% of the market.

NetMarketShares’ monthly surveys don’t measure market share in terms of computer systems sold. Instead they sample data from visitors to some 40,000 web sites operated by their clients. And note that NetMarketShare’s numbers don’t equate to sales.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.