Net Applications: Windows 8 Crosses 10% Mark In The Worldwide OS Market Share


Windows 8 Marketshare


As we start a new month, its time to look at where OS market share is heading. According to the the latest market share data from Net Applications, at the end of  December 2013, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 gained 0.85% points. It now holds 10.15%, up from 9.30% in November. Thanks to new PCs and the free update for Windows 8 PCs, Windows 8.1 market share increased by 0.86% from 2.64% to 3.50%.

Another interesting fact is that, Windows 7 continued to gain market share as more enterprise customers move towards Windows 7. It got increased by a 2.62 percentage points (from 46.64 percent to 49.26 percent).

Source: Net Applications via: TNW

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  • Rikkirik

    anyone any idea about the global market share of Chromebooks?? By approximation zero.

    • Bob

      Well, they now have well over 10% of sales, so not sure why not covered here?

      • Nham Thien Duong

        Because most didn’t reach the hands of consumers.

      • Ben A


  • Nham Thien Duong

    This is a great development, though it’s sad to see that many people haven’t upgraded to 8.1 (Blue) :-(