Number of smartphone users in Germany from January 2009 to April 2016 (in millions)

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Smartphone users in millions
Jan 20096.31
Jan 20108.43
Dec 201014.03
Jul 201117.8
Dec 201121.3
Mar 201224
Jul 201227.3
Oct 201229.5
Dec 201231
Feb 201333.4
Jun 201335.7
Oct 201337.4
Feb 201440.4
May 201441.1
Feb 201545.6
Jul. 201546
Apr. 201649
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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.

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