The Apple iPhone 5, 5C, and 5S replaced the iPhone 4 and 4S as the most used phones globally for surfing the Web in the second quarter of 2014, according to a recent report from Netbiscuits.

However, though the iPhone 5, 5S, and 5C were the most popular smartphones for Web surfing in most of the countries considered, such as the United States, Australia, Japan, and Germany, the iPhone 4 and 4S remained the most popular devices in other countries, such as the United Kingdom.

A major trend in Asia was the significant increase in 2Q14 of mobile Web traffic coming from devices made by local vendors, such as Micromax in India and Xiaomi in China.

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Ayaz Nanji is a digital strategist and a co-founder of ICW Media, a marketing agency specializing in content and social media services for tech firms. He is also a research writer for MarketingProfs. He has worked for Google/YouTube, the Travel Channel, AOL, and the New York Times.

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