About This Statistic
This statistic shows the number of smartphone users in Germany from January 2009 to April 2016. The number of smartphone users in Germany has been growing continuously for years. According to the source, in February 2015, roughly 45.6 million members of the German population owned a smartphone.
The most popular smartphone brand among German consumers is Samsung. It was followed by Apple and Sony. Every fifth smartphone owner uses an Apple iPhone (as of February 2015). Meanwhile, Nokia, the previous market leader, continues to loose market shares.
The most widely used operating system is Google's Android. Roughly 70 percent of German smartphone owners use an Android phone to call others or surf online. Apple iPhone's operating system, iOS, is the second most-used smartphone OS in Germany. Windows has a market share of almost six percent in Germany.
Market analysts predict a continued rise of smartphone user numbers in Germany.