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



smartphone statistics facts

Number of people in China that watch online video content on a mobile device:

920 million 

Last updated 5/2/17


Projected number of mobile phone users in 2020:

5.7 billion

Last updated 2/28/17


Number of smartphones shipped in China in 2017:

459 million


Number of global app downloads (first time installs) in 2017:

91.5 billion


Number of global mobile game downloads (first time installs) in 2017:

35.5 billion


U.S. adults spend an average of 2 hours and 54 minutes each day doing non-voice activities on their mobile device.

Last updated 10/7/15


58% of app users become inactive within the first 30 days after downloading it.

(Last updated 9/25/15)


Average amount of time an app remains dormant before it is deleted from a phone:

12 weeks

Last updated 1/14/16


Percentage of smartphone users that replace the apps on their device at least once a month:

52%

Last updated 1/14/16


Percentage of parents that know little or nothing about what their child does on their phone:

47%

Last updated 1/20/16


Number of 4G smartphone users in China:

836 million

Last updated 4/26/17


Percentage of all US mobile phones that are smartphones:

81%

Last updated 1/1/17


Percentage of smartphone users time that is spent on just five apps on their phones:

80%

Last updated 8/7/16


Percentage of app users that stop using the app within the first month:

63%

Last updated 8/10/16

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