Online application usage on smartphones and tablets in Germany 2014

This statistic shows the results of an online survey on the preferred mobile devices used for different types of online activities in Germany in 2014. During the survey period it was found that nearly 70 percent of tablet users statetd to read the news on their mobile device at least once a day.

For what kinds of online activities do you use your smartphone or your tablet PC?

SmartphoneTablet PC
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Release date

February 2014



Survey time period

February 2014

Number of respondents

5,985 respondents

Supplementary notes

* Smartphone users: n=921; tablet users: n=5.064
The original German survey question was phrased by the source as follows: "Wie häufig nutzen Sie folgende Onlineanwendungen über Ihr Tablet-PC/ Smartphone?" (respondents who stated "at least daily")
Multiple answers were possible.
This statistic is a result of analyzing four waves of the "Mobile Effects" survey by Tomorrow Focus Media, an onsite survey of members of the TFM network that is conducted two to three times a year.

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