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Smartphone usage among mobile phone users in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2020

This statistic shows the market share of smartphone devices among mobile phone users in the households in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018. As of March 2020, 87 percent of mobile phone users used a smartphone, while only 13 percent of users did not. The smartphone market has been dominating the mobile phone industry for quite some time, and not just in the United Kingdom or Europe, but worldwide. In addition, the smartphone market itself has been widely dominated by Apple iPhone and Samsung. Thus, it is more likely that the highest share of respondents using a smartphone owned Apple and Samsung products.

Do you personally use a smartphone?

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Release date

April 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

January 2020 to March 2020

Number of respondents

2,525 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

Those who personally use a mobile phone

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

The source adds the following information: "Data is tested at the 95% confidence level."
This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Do you personally use a smartphone? If unsure - A smartphone is a phone on which you can easily access emails, download files and applications, as well as view websites and generally surf the internet. Popular brands of smartphone include BlackBerry, iPhone and Android phones such as the Samsung Galaxy S6."

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