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

smartphone statistics facts

Average number of times a typical cellphone user touches their device each day:

2,617 times per day

Last updated 7/13/16

Number of mobile phone users in 2017:

5 billion

Number of mobile phone users in 2016:

4.8 billion

Amount consumers spent in App Stores in 2017:

$86 billion

Company that sold the most smartphones in 2017:


Percentage of China's internet users that access it through a mobile device:


Last updated 1/23/16

Percentage of smartphone time in China that is spent messaging:


Last updated 1/18/16

Percentage of internet users in India that access it from a mobile device:


Last updated 9/2/15

Percentage of smartphones in India that are made by Chinese companies:


Last updated 8/6/18

Smartphone maker with the largest share of the Indian market:


Last updated 8/6/18

42.5% of smartphone users in Brazil say they would rather give up water and electricity for a day than go without their phone.

35% of U.S. smartphone users check it more than 50 times a day.

(Last updated 8/19/15)

People in the U.S. spend more time using mobile apps than watching television.

(Last updated 9/12/15)

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