Popular categories on mobile markets
in Q4 2014.
5%
7%
8%
9%
10%
21%
60%
of emails in the world
are browsed via mobile
phones / tablet.
1/4
Mobile search are treated
quarter of all search que-
ries in the world.
51%
of people switch between
different devices in the
process of completing
task.
Mobile advertising revenues worldwide
from 2008 to 2013
38 mld
Games
24 mld
Education
14 mld
Business
6 mld
Lifestyle
3 mld
Entertainment
2 mld
Utilities
Global market share held by the leading
smartphone operating systems
This statistic shows the global market share held by the leading smartphone operating systems, in terms of sales to end users, since the first quarter of 2009. In the third quarter of 2009, 3.5 percent of all smartphones sold to end users were phones with the Android operating system.
54%
Android
0%
iOS
0%
Windows
Phone
0%
Other
History of global market share between
iOS and Android
The first smartphone was The IBM Simon Personal Communicator announced at COMDEX on November of 1992. It was a massive device with stylus support for touch input, 1 or 1.8MB memory card support and a nickel-cadmium battery, providing about one hour of talk time. At the time, Simon was priced  at $599.
Number of available applications in
AppStore and Google Play
55%
of consumers prefer
mobile apps over mobile
websites
4of5
users expect an app to
launch in 3 seconds or
less
34%
of mobile phone time is
spent using apps
It takes 26 hours for the average person to report a lost wallet. It takes 68 minutes for them to report a lost phone.