Number of smartphone users in Taiwan 2015-2020

Taiwan’s number of smartphone users has been increasing since 2015. The island nation in Asia is home to over 23.5 million inhabitants, of which 18.8 million are active users of smartphones as of the 2020.

Smartphone penetration in Taiwan’s telecommunications market

Whilst the majority of respondents to a 2019 survey conducted by Taiwan’s National Development Council claimed to have first accessed the internet via desktop computers, the monthly smartphone sales volume in that year was on the rise, having sold 672 thousand units in October 2019 alone. Some of the leading brands of smartphones used in the country for both business and personal purposes included Apple and Samsung as of January 2020.

Mobile/wireless network in Taiwan

With the growing trend of smartphones taking over the Taiwanese market it is also worth noting that as of 2018, the number of mobile cellular subscriptions in Taiwan totaled 29.34 million. About ten million mobile users had 4G LTE subscriptions as of the end of 2015. Among these, the majority of subscriptions were provided by leading operators such as Chunghwa Telecom, Taiwan Mobile and Far EasTone. Chunghwa Telecom held the largest market share that was nearly 40 percent back in 2016 and continued to be the most popular mobile operator for business purposes in 2018.

Number of smartphone users in Taiwan from 2015 to 2020 (in millions)*

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Source

Release date

December 2016

Region

Taiwan

Survey time period

2015 to 2016

Supplementary notes

*A smartphone user in the source indicates an individual of any age who owns at least one smartphone and uses the phone at least once per month.

The source does not specify which numbers are predicted values.

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