85 iPhone Facts and Statistics (2020) | By the Numbers



iPhone Facts and Statistics

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Here is a comprehensive list of the iPhone facts and statistics that you need to know. This is an offshoot of my original Apple stat post that was becoming unmanageable with the amount of stats that had been added to it.

Since its game-changing launch in the summer of 2007, the iPhone has been one of the strongest players in a very volatile smartphone market. While a number of tech giants have tried to out-innovate Apple and chip away at their market share, they have survived the challenges and remain a smartphone powerhouse with one of the most loyal user bases in history.
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  • Date of first iPhone release: June 29, 2007
  • Date of iPhone 3G release: July 11, 2008
  • Date of iPhone 3GS release: June 19, 2009
  • Date of iPhone 4 release: June 21, 2010
  • Date of iPhone 4S release: October 12, 2011
  • Date of iPhone 5 release: October 14, 2011
  • Date of iPhone 5C release: September 21, 2012
  • Date of iPhone 5S release: September 20, 2013
  • Date of iPhone 6/6 Plus release: September 19, 2014
  • Date of iPhone 6S/6S Plus release: September 25, 2015
  • Date of iPhone SE release: March 31, 2016
  • Date of iPhone 7/7 Plus release: September 16, 2016
  • Date of iPhone 8/8 Plus release: September 22, 2017
  • Date of iPhone X release: November 3, 2017
  • Date of iPhone XS/XS Max Plus release: September 21, 2018
  • Date of iPhone XR Plus release: October 26, 2018

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iPhone Facts and Statistics

Number of iPhones sold (all time):

1.2 billion phones

Last updated 8/1/17


Number of iPhones sold (quarterly):


Percentage of US teens that own an iPhone:

78%

Last updated 10/11/17


Average number of iPhones sold every minute:

395

Last updated 8/1/16


Number of iPhone users in the U.S.:

85.8 million

Last updated 4/19/17


Percentage of smartphone industry profits that go to Apple:

94%

Last updated 11/16/15


Increase in average selling price for the iPhone from 2014-2015:

11%


iPhone share of the U.S. smartphone market:

45.5%

Last updated 4/16/19


iPhone's share of the European smartphone market:

14.1%

Last updated 8/13/19


iPhone share of the North American smartphone market:

40%

Last updated 5/9/19


Estimated amount an iPhone will cost you in energy per year:

$.25 per year

Last updated 9/24/15


Most popular iPhone/iPad app of all time:

Facebook

Last updated 9/9/15


Second most popular iPhone/iPad app of all time:

Facebook Messenger

Last updated 9/9/15


Percentage of compatible iPhone owners that use Apple Pay:

16.6%

Last updated 2/4/16


Most popular mobile device for email opens:

iPhone (w/33% of all opens)

Last updated 2/16/16


Average amount US iPhone users spent on apps in 2015:

$35


Percentage of money spent by US iPhone owners in 2015 on apps that was spent on games:

71%


Estimated average number of iPhone sessions per day:

48 billion sessions

Last updated 1/11/17


Apple's share of global smartphone profits in 2016:

79%


iPhone's share of the Chinese smartphone market:

7.4%

Last updated 4/30/19


Number of iPhone batteries replaced by Apple in 2018:

11 million


Number of iPhone users in China:

300 million installed devices

Last updated 4/30/19


Percentage of Japanese smartphones that are iPhones:

45.1%

Last updated April 2014


Percentage of Norwegian internet users that own an iPhone:

36%

Last updated 10/1/15


The amount it costs to build an iPhone 5s:

$199-$218

Last updated 9/24/13


Amount Apple charges for the iPhone 5s (without contract):

$649-$849

Last updated 9/24/13


Total cost of an iPhone 5s (incl contract) in US:

$1,640

Last updated 9/16/13


Total cost of an iPhone 5s (incl contract) in China:

$1,510

Last updated 9/16/13


The amount it costs to build an iPhone 5c:

$173-$183

Last updated 9/24/13


Amount Apple charges for the iPhone 5c (without contract):

$549-649

Last updated 9/24/13


Total cost of an iPhone 5c (incl contract) in US:

$1,540

Last updated 9/16/13


Average number of games that were downloaded per US iPhone in 2015:

10.5 per device


iPhone's share of all streaming video starts from smartphones:

68%

Last updated 6/5/15


Number of iPhone 6 ordered in first 3 days of availability globally:

10 million


Number of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus devices sold in their first weekend:

13 million


Average number of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus devices sold per minute in their first weekend:

3,000


Average number of iPhone 6s and 6s Plus devices sold per second in their first weekend:

50


Total cost of an iPhone 5c (incl contract) in China:

$1,120

Last updated 9/16/13


Number of iPhones in China:

42 million

Last updated 9/16/13


Total iPhone 5s and 5c sold on launch weekend:

9 million

Last updated 9/23/13


Abandon rate of an iPhone app:

34%

Last updated 9/6/13


iOS Share of global smartphone shipments:

35.1%

Last updated 7/30/14


Number of iPhone 6 ordered in first 3 days of availability in China:

over 4 million


Percentage of iPhone 6 buyers that are previous iPhone owners:

85%

Last updated 9/25/14


Reported amount that it costs to build an iPhone 6:

between $200-247


Reported amount that it costs to build an iPhone 6 plus:

between $216-263


Percentage of mobile web traffic that comes from Apple devices:

54%

Last updated June 2014


Number of iPhones sold in 2013:

150.2 million

(Tweet this stat)

Last updated 10/28/13


Average amount of time iPhone owners hold onto their phone:

roughly 30 months

Last updated 7/5/16


Estimated amount an iPhone would cost if its parts were made in the US:

$850

Last updated 6/13/16


Percentage of iPhone owners that have used Siri "sometimes or rarely":

62%

Last updated 6/3/16


Percentage of iPhone owners that have used Siri before:

98%

Last updated 6/3/16


Percentage of iPhone owners that have never used Siri before:

2%

Last updated 6/3/16


Apple's share of the India smartphone market:

2%

Last updated 8/5/16


Percentage of US iPhone owners that have an iPhone 7:

7.5%

Last updated 4/19/17


Percentage of US iPhone owners that have an iPhone 7 Plus:

5.1%

Last updated 4/19/17


Percentage of US iPhone owners that have an iPhone SE:

3%

Last updated 4/19/17


Percentage of US iPhone owners that have an iPhone 6/6S Plus:

15%

Last updated 4/19/17


Percentage of US iPhone owners that have an iPhone 6/6S:

33.4%

Last updated 4/19/17


Percentage of US iPhone owners that have an iPhone 5/5S/5C:

17.8%

Last updated 4/19/17


Percentage of US iPhone owners that have an iPhone 3G/4/4S:

4.1%

Last updated 4/19/17

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