A brand new report from NetmarketShare states that in simply three months, the brand new Microsoft Edge browser has gained a big quantity of market share. In reality, Microsoft Edge outdid the Mozilla Firefox with a 7.59% market share within the browser market. This is a slight lead over the Firefox that held 7.19% in the identical month however it’s nonetheless fairly important.
This slender lead has made the Microsoft Edge browser the second hottest desktop internet browser. It is assumed that the browser comes as a default one with Windows10 laptops and that is the rationale the browser has gained some traction in simply three months of its public launch. Microsoft additionally not too long ago introduced that Windows 10 has reached 1 billion customers milestone, so this could possibly be a significant cause how the brand new browser grabbed quantity of consumer base.
The competitors between the Firefox and Microsoft Edge started to rise in February, in accordance with the info shared by the report. In February, Edge had 7.38% market share and Firefox had 7.57 %. The report additionally consists of different internet browsers as nicely, together with Chrome, Apple’s Safari and Opera. In comparability, the Chrome internet browser remains to be main with the largest chunk of the market share.
The Microsoft Edge brings a plethora of recent options, together with a redesigned UI, Google Chrome extensions, Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) and plenty of extra.