140 Smartphone Statistics and Facts (2020) | By the Numbers



smartphone statistics facts

Percentage of Android phone owners that don't use a lockscreen:

33%

Last updated 1/22/16


Percentage of smartphones that get either broken or lost:

33%

Last updated 2/3/16


Percentage of U.S. smartphone owners that use voice recognition software on it:

40%

Last updated 2/1/16


Percentage of US smartphone owners that ordered a taxi or car ride using their phone in 2015:

22%


Percentage of US smartphone owners that booked a restaurant using their phone in 2015:

26%


Percentage of US smartphone owners that booked an airline flight using their phone in 2015:

22%


Growth in global mobile data traffic from 2014-2015:

74%


Average amount of global mobile data used per month in 2015:

3.7 exabytes


Projected Average amount of global mobile data used per month in 2016:

6.2 exabytes

Last updated 2/3/16


Percentage of total global mobile data traffic that was due to video traffic in 2015:

55%


Average monthly data traffic per smartphone globally in 2015:

929MB


An estimated 51% (yes, a majority of online holiday shopping this year) of all holiday online shopping visits in the U.S. this year will come from smartphones.


22.7% of all global site traffic on ecommerce websites come from smartphones.

Last updated 10/28/15


The most popular iPhone/iPad app of all time is Facebook.

Last updated 9/9/15


Average amount of data that 4G users in China use monthly:

1.28 gigabytes

Last updated 4/26/17


US age group with highest smartphone penetration rate:

18-24 year olds (98%)

Last updated 11/15/16


US age group with lowest smartphone penetration rate:

65+year olds (68%)

Last updated 11/15/16


Percentage of US smartphone users that download zero apps per month:

49%

Last updated 9/16/16


Percentage of US households that only have a cell phone and no landlilne:

52%

Last updated 1/20/17


Number of apps downloaded in 2016:

90 billion


Increase in global app downloads from 2015-2016:

15%


Number of people that play mobile games (global):

2.6 billion

Last updated 1/27/16


Projected number of US mobile payment users in 2017:

50.8 million

Last updated 1/26/17


Projected number of US mobile payment users in 2020:

76 million

Last updated 1/26/17


Projected total mobile payment transactions value for 2017:

$62.49 billion

Last updated 1/26/17


Number of people employed globally by the mobile ecosystem in 2016:

28.5 million


Percentage of US consumers that use mobile devices for shopping:

60%

Last updated 2/23/17


Percentage of smartphone owners that download apps because they are featured by Google or Apple:

13%

Last updated 9/15/16


Percentage of smartphone owners that download apps because they they think they will help with a specific task:

37.3%

Last updated 9/15/16


Percentage of smartphone owners that download apps because of friend recommendations:

31.0%

Last updated 9/15/16


Percentage of smartphone owners that download apps because of app ads:

20.2%

Last updated 9/15/16


Average number of apps downloaded per month per smartphone user that downloads apps:

3.5 per month

Last updated 9/13/16


Percentage of US website visits that are driven by smartphones in 2015:

28%


Percentage of Japan website visits that are driven by smartphones in 2015:

37.9%


Percentage of India website visits that are driven by smartphones in 2015:

28.2%


Percentage of UK website visits that are driven by smartphones in 2015:

27.3%


Percentage of Australia/New Zealand website visits that are driven by smartphones in 2015:

26.1%


Projected percentage of people in India that have smartphones by end of 2017:

20.8%

Last updated 4/25/17


Average amount of time per week millennials spend on their smartphones:

18 hours per week

Last updated 3/22/17


Average amount of time US adults spent browsing the mobile web on their smartphones daily in 2016:

26 minutes per day


Average amount of time US adults spent in apps on their smartphones daily in 2016:

2 hours and 11 minutes per day


Percentage of US adult mobile internet time that apps account for:

85%

Last updated 4/17/17


Projected increase in smartphone shipments year over year from 2016-2017:

4.2%

Last updated 3/1/17


Projected increase in smartphone shipments year over year from 2017-2018:

4.4%

Last updated 3/1/17


Projected number of smartphones to be shipped in 2017:

1.53 billion phones

Last updated 3/1/17


Projected number of smartphones to be shipped in 2021:

1.7 billion phones

Last updated 3/1/17


Number of mobile phones shipped in China in 2016:

559.7 million


Increase in mobile phones shipped in China from 2015-2016:

8%


Percentage of mobile phones shipped in China in 2016 that were from domestic makers:

88.9%


Percentage of mobile phones shipped in China in 2016 that support 4G networks:

92.8%


Percentage of internet users in China that use a phone to access it:

95%

Last updated 1/22/17


Percentage of US mobile device owners that used their phone in-store to research competitor pricing:

47%

Last updated 11/3/16

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