Global smartphone sales to end users 2007-2021

This statistic shows the number of smartphones sold to end users worldwide from 2007 to 2021. In 2019, around 1.52 billion smartphones were sold worldwide. In the first quarter of 2020, around 86.3 percent of all smartphones sold to end users were phones with the Android operating system.

Smartphone end user sales - additional information

In 2019, the number of smartphones sold to consumers stood at around 1.52 billion units, a significant increase from the 680 million units sold in 2012. This means that over 19 percent of the world’s total population owned a smart device in 2019, a figure that is expected to increase to 37 percent by 2021. In 2018 smartphone penetration reached 60.5 percent in North America.

In the United States alone,
sales of smartphones were projected to be worth around 77.5 billion U.S. dollars in 2019, an increase from 18 billion dollars in 2010. By 2021, it is forecast that almost 84.3 percent of all mobile users in the United States will own a smartphone, an increase from the 27 percent of mobile users in 2010.

Number of smartphones sold to end users worldwide from 2007 to 2021

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Source

Release date

January 2020

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2007 to 2021

Supplementary notes

* Forecast

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