LiveCompare User Agent Analysis

LiveCompare records the browser “useragent” every time a user logs in. The useragent can be used (broadly speaking) to determine the device, OS and browser used to access LiveCompare.

I’ve analysed the useragents from three of our demo servers.

Desktop vs. Mobile

Which is more popular? The desktop or mobile?

Mobile Brands

This chart shows the different mobile brands used:


This chart shows the different browser families:

someone tried what looks like Kindle browser! Given our recommendation to use Chrome it’s surprising that IE continues to dominate. I guess it takes a long time for memories of IE/ActiveX to fade.

Users and Browsers

How many browsers has each user used? This many:

The average number of browsers per user is 2.1.