According to Gartner’s latest set of predictions, by 2013 more people will be able to access the web from mobile phones than from PCs. The company reckons that there will be 1.78 billion PCs in use that year, outstripped by the 1.82 billion install base of Smartphones and browser-equipped feature phones.

With the user experience challenges of a small screen and with other phones yet to catch the iPhone in terms of web usage, it could still be a while until the majority of the web is consumed on mobile devices, but it’s nonetheless an eye-catching statistic.

The future of the web is looking mobile.