Number of smartphone users in the United States from 2010 to 2022 (in millions)*

Number of smartphone users in the U.S. 2010-2022 This statistic shows the number of smartphone users in the U.S. from 2010 to 2022. For 2017, the number of smartphone users in the United States is estimated to reach 224.3 million, with the number of smartphone users worldwide forecast to exceed 2 billion users by that time.
Smartphone users - additional information

Advances in telecommunication technology have been significant in recent years. These advances have led to a level of connectivity never seen before. The number of smartphone users in the US has risen steadily over the last several years and forecasts estimate that smartphone penetration in North America will also continue to rise steadily into the future. The United States is one of the leading countries in the world with respect to adoption of smartphone technology.

In America the most popular smartphone brands are Samsung and Apple, while the most popular smartphone operating systems / platforms with respect to market share are none other than Google Android and Apple’s own operating system, iOS. Other operating systems, such as Symbian, Blackberry OS, Bada and Windows have struggled to maintain a foothold in the market as iOS and Android clearly dominate the field.

The first official smartphones came onto the market in the early 1990s. Initially a smartphone was classified by its ability to offer features like e-mail capability, internet access, QUERTY keyboards, personal digital assistant functions and perhaps a built-in camera. As of today, smartphones have progressed even more and we typically classify smartphones as having a high definition touchscreen, various apps, navigation tools and high-speed internet on the go. More recently sales of smartphones have even exceeded that of traditional feature phones as smartphone usage has continued to rise.
Show more
Loading statistic...
Smartphone users in millions
201062.6
201192.8
2012122
2013144.5
2014171
2015190.64
2016208.61
2017*224.3
2018*237.6
2019*248.68
2020*257.76
2021*264.85
2022*270.66
Smartphone users in millions
201062.6
201192.8
2012122
2013144.5
2014171
2015190.64
2016208.61
2017*224.3
2018*237.6
2019*248.68
2020*257.76
2021*264.85
2022*270.66

© Statista 2018

Download Settings Share
Chart type
Datalabels
Share on Social Media
HTML code to embed chart as PNG (FAQ)
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
Description Source More information
This statistic shows the number of smartphone users in the U.S. from 2010 to 2022. For 2017, the number of smartphone users in the United States is estimated to reach 224.3 million, with the number of smartphone users worldwide forecast to exceed 2 billion users by that time.
Smartphone users - additional information

Advances in telecommunication technology have been significant in recent years. These advances have led to a level of connectivity never seen before. The number of smartphone users in the US has risen steadily over the last several years and forecasts estimate that smartphone penetration in North America will also continue to rise steadily into the future. The United States is one of the leading countries in the world with respect to adoption of smartphone technology.

In America the most popular smartphone brands are Samsung and Apple, while the most popular smartphone operating systems / platforms with respect to market share are none other than Google Android and Apple’s own operating system, iOS. Other operating systems, such as Symbian, Blackberry OS, Bada and Windows have struggled to maintain a foothold in the market as iOS and Android clearly dominate the field.

The first official smartphones came onto the market in the early 1990s. Initially a smartphone was classified by its ability to offer features like e-mail capability, internet access, QUERTY keyboards, personal digital assistant functions and perhaps a built-in camera. As of today, smartphones have progressed even more and we typically classify smartphones as having a high definition touchscreen, various apps, navigation tools and high-speed internet on the go. More recently sales of smartphones have even exceeded that of traditional feature phones as smartphone usage has continued to rise.
Show more
Release date
July 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
2010 to 2016
Special properties
Individuals of any age who own at least one smartphone and use the smartphone(s) at least once per month.
Supplementary notes
* Forecast

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year

Leading companies trust Statista:

Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format

Smartphones in the U.S.

All Information
in one Presentation

Smartphones in the U.S.

Everything On "Smartphones in the U.S." in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

Statista is a great source of knowledge, and pretty helpful to manage the daily work.
Christof Baron

Christof Baron
CEO, MindShare Germany

Statistics on "Smartphones in the U.S."

  • Users & penetration
The most important statistics
  • Sales & shipments
  • Market share
The most important statistics
  • Usage & consumer behavior
Statista for your company

Saves time and money: instant access to this and 1 million more statistics.
Access to dossiers, industry reports and many other studies.

Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps

Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages

Statistics on the topic

Topics

About Statista

Learn more about how Statista can support your business.

Request webinar
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.