Windows 8 Now Hold 2.36% Market Share While Windows 7 Number Declines

Posted on Feb 1 2013 - 11:22am by Editorial Staff

With the latest data already out from Net Applications showing that Windows 8 rocks the chart in the month of January 2013 with grabbing 2.36% market share, gaining 0.58 percentage points while Windows 7 declined its number to 44.48%, losing 0.63 percentage points. But, what interesting to note here is that although Windows 8 made grew 0.66 percentage points in December, but results in smaller gains in the month of January.

Windows OS Market Share: January 2013

Windows OS Market Share: January 2013

Counting on others operating systems, Windows Vista slipped 0.43 percentage points to 5.24% while Windows XP gain back to the 0.43 percentage points to 39.51%. Overall, between December and January, Windows lost 0.03 percentage points to 91.71% with gain of both OS X, up 0.01 percentage points to 7.08% and Linux, up 0.02 percentage points to 1.21%.

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