Smartphones overtake Laptops for the first time

Published on: 07/08/2015

Its official – Smartphones have overtaken laptops as the most popular device for browsing the internet in the UK! Find out why this is matters and what you can do about it.Webree website on a mobile screen

Ofcom’s 2015 Communications Market Report found that a third (33%) of Internet users see their smartphone as the most important device for getting online – compared to 30% who are still sticking with their laptop. This is a landmark moment in Internet technology usage!

The report found that we also spend twice as long online with our smartphones than on laptops and PCs. It also found that the trend for people spending less time watching Television is continuing.

This shows how your website is your most powerful marketing tool available to you, and how you need to make sure that it works for Smartphone and Tablet users!

So, with this news, is your website mobile-friendly?

Use Google’s helpful Mobile-Friendly test it out.

Our Xpor4 platform is built with smartphone and tablet users in mind. You have the option to make menus and other parts of webpages responsive, so that they will ‘collapse/shrink’ according to the size of the user’s screen. Our own website ( is now made in X4. We are changing according to technology trends, are you?