Seeing Windows XP on top of the world most widely used operating system is no little wonder, but looking at the graph below is something to be considered marvelous.
Just 8 months after its release, Windows 7 now overtakes Windows Vista in terms of market share.
|Windows 7 vs. Vista Market Share|
The highest market share attained by Windows Vista since last year was on October 2009, having 18.83% market share. But when Windows 7 was officially released on the same month, Windows Vista started to decline to 18.55% for the month of November 2009 while Windows 7 was at 4.00%. Vista continued to decline month after month while Windows 7 performing the opposite. As NetMarketshare reported the stats for July 2010, it shows Windows 7 topping over Vista by 0.12%. As of this writing, Windows 7 market share is 14.46% while Vista at 14.34%.
Windows XP, of course, is still holding an impressive 61.87% market share. Leading far from the combined Windows 7 and Vista share, doubled!
The exciting part is, how long would it take for Windows 7 to surpass XP? You might have something to share. Let’s have it in the comment section below.