Smartphone Statistics, History and Facts (2021)

Here are a few of the most interesting Smartphone statistics and facts I was able to dig up in my internet travels. As always, be sure to check back in the future as I will be updating this post as new and updated stats become available.

Amount spent on online shopping from a mobile device in the US in 2015:

$75 billion

Percentage of all ecommerce money spent in the US in 2015 that came from a mobile device:


Projected amount to be spent on online shopping from a mobile device in the US in 2016:

$96 billion

Projected percentage of all ecommerce money to be spent in the US in 2016 that came from a mobile device:


Number of hours American consumers spent transferring data to new phones during the holidays 2015:

4.5 million hours

Number of smartphones purchased in the US during the holidays 2015:

33.3 million phones

Percentage of US mobile subscribers that own a smartphone:


Last updated 2/8/16

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  • Users
  • Demographics
  • Revenue
  • Growth
  • Etc.- all in one place

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Please note that some of these numbers are easier to find than others. These Smartphone stats are based on news reports and not official company tallies. No information contained on DMR should be relied upon to make investment decisions. Basically, this is the best I can find and I don’t guarantee anything to be 100%.