Infographic gives us all the stats you'd ever want to see about smartphones

Infographic gives us all the stats you'd ever want to see about smartphones
A new infographic from Glow New Media reveals some interesting stats such as the 1.4 billion smartphones that will be sold globally this year on a planet with a total population of 7 billion. According to the infographic, mobile internet use rises 66% each year. That explains why the carriers are complaining about clogged pipes. The growth of mobile apps has been amazing. From 3000 apps available in 2008, the number rose to 100,000 in 2009. In 2010 the figure was 440,000 and now it is 775,000. 72% of the apps on Google Play Store are free while 56% on the Apple App Store are gratis. The average price of a paid app on Google Play is $3.06 vs. $3.18 for the App Store.

Some stats that focus on U.K. smartphone behavior show that 53% of those 17-24 years old text and drive at the same time. While 24% drive and use social media at the same time, 21% apply makeup or shave while driving. And now the stats that we're sure you were waiting for. During Q1 in the U.K., the top selling smartphone was the Apple iPhone 5 with a 15% market share followed by the 11.4% belonging to the Samsung Galaxy S III. The Apple iPhone 4S controlled 7.5% of the U.K. smartphone market from January through March followed by the Samsung Galaxy S III mini (5.7%), the Samsung Galaxy Ace (5.4%), Apple iPhone 4 (4.9%), Google Nexus 4 (3.6%) and the BlackBerry Curve 9320 (2%).

Check out the entire infographic below!

source: GlowNewMedia via IntoMobile



1. Droiddoes unregistered

Android continues to dominate and has numbers to back up why they are the superior choice.

2. poopApple

Posts: 38; Member since: Apr 12, 2013

i agree...more users..more free apps and more devices to choose from

3. Naruto_Uzumaki

Posts: 26; Member since: Mar 22, 2013

windows phone surprise me!!!

4. JaseelEbrahim

Posts: 31; Member since: Jul 24, 2012

when did Samsung make Galaxy S111?

5. bvalde09

Posts: 191; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

I tough the same just to discover (after a google search ) it was the s3 XD

6. JaseelEbrahim

Posts: 31; Member since: Jul 24, 2012

I know They should at least hire a proof reader while making infographics

8. a_tumiwa

Posts: 393; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

lol i googled it too, i though the regional edition of some samsung phone , it should be SIII not S111

7. SonyFindOneDroidple

Posts: 865; Member since: May 11, 2013

I thought s3 mini is a flop according to some member here..

9. AhmadAlsayegh

Posts: 326; Member since: Jul 18, 2011

Hmmmm? shaving and make up? what the hell? how do you shave and put make up using your mobile phone while you drive? that made no sense to me on soo many levels

10. raunak

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 12, 2011

use their front facing camera for shaving & makeup.

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