Just a few weeks ago, Microsoft launched Windows 10 in 190 countries. The company is offering Windows 10 as a free upgrade to existing Windows 7/8.1 users. While the company recently announced that the OS is running on more than 75 million devices, the latest data from Net Applications reveals that the OS now claims 5.2% share of the PC market — that’s more than Mac OS X 10.10’s market share (4.76%) and Windows 8 (2.56%). As you may expect, Windows 7 is still at the top with 57.67% market share, followed by Windows XP with 12.14% market share.
5.2% market share in just one month is indeed really good for Microsoft’s latest Windows. It’ll be interesting to see how long it takes Windows 10 to take over Windows XP which currently has 12.14% market share — however, we suspect that it won’t be too long.
It’s worth noting that Microsoft’s new browser for Windows 10, Microsoft Edge isn’t doing too bad either. The browser has claimed 2.03% of the PC browser market share, according to Net Applications. For those wondering, Internet Explorer 11 has the most market share with 26.90% market share, followed by Chrome (17.63%) and Internet Explorer 8 (10.92%).
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