Chrome and Safari still occupy the No. 1 and No. 2 browser markets
According to statistics from the market research firm Statcounter, Chrome sustained its position as the most widely used browser across both desktop and mobile platforms in June of this year. Safari and Microsoft Edge preserved their second and third positions respectively in overall market share. Meanwhile, owing to the introduction of novel artificial intelligence features, Opera’s share in both desktop and mobile browser markets surpassed Firefox.
Per the data, Chrome held a market share of 61.1% in desktop browsers in June, a slight decrease compared to 65.88% in May. Safari’s share reached 14.45%, also marking a decline from May’s 12.85%. Microsoft Edge, however, saw an increase to a market share of 10.77%, compared to 9.94% in May. Firefox’s share in June was 6.04%, experiencing an uptick from May’s 5.3%.
Regarding mobile browsers, Chrome continued to be the most widely utilized browser, capturing the largest market share of 61.1%. However, this is a significant drop from 65.88% in May. Safari’s market share reached 14.45%, presenting an increase compared to 12.85% in May. Furthermore, Microsoft Edge’s market share in June was 10.77%, experiencing a slight rise from 9.94% in May. Following these was Samsung’s browser with a market share of 4.3%, a marginal decrease from May’s 4.95%.
Opera, on the other hand, achieved an increase in total desktop and mobile market share to 3.22% in June, due to the addition of the ‘AI Prompts’ feature and ‘Aria’ artificial intelligence technology. This represents a modest rise compared to a market share of 2.82% in June, surpassing Firefox in the process.