In the year 2016, there will be over 1.91 billion consumers will have smartphone across the globe and over half of mobile phone users globally will have smartphones in 2018. Only In the USA, user will own 257 million smartphones and 126 million tablets/ pocket devices capable of accessing the internet. With the trend smartphones and other pocket-sized digital devices have more power than most desktop machines did a decade ago.
According to Forrester; the total amount consumers and businesses spend on mobile devices, software and services related to the mobile ecosystem will be an astonishing $1.3 trillion — and mobile apps alone will account for $55 billion.
Every person in this planet will have access to a mobile device/ service within next 3 - 5 years and half the handsets will be smartphones. China will top with 500 million smartphone users for the first time. Russia is going to be fourth-largest smartphone user population. India will also exceed to 200 million smartphone users, topping the US as the world’s second-largest smartphone market. USA will have nearly 65% of the country’s total population as smartphone users. Indonesia will cross 100 million smartphone users, firmly established as the fourth-largest smartphone user population.
The head of mobile infrastructure for Ericsson, Ulf Ewaldsson, says global mobile penetration will reach 100 per cent by 2016, or even a year earlier.
Apple iOS (iPhone/ iPad), Google Android and Microsoft Windows will be covering the most of the market of smartphones and tablets worldwide.
28% consumers are already viewing videos online via their mobile device, and this figure will be set to double in 2016 for sure, when around 50% of consumers will regularly turn to their smartphones/ tablets or pocket mobile devices to watch the clips they want. According to a research mobile video viewing growth has been 400% in 2 last years. By 2016, more than half of all traffic from mobile-connected devices will be offloaded to the fixed network by means of Wi-Fi devices.
This big move in technology will be helping end consumer to get the information around the world. With use smartphone gadget, consumer can know everything happens in the world with just a single tocuh.