US and Europe Smartphone Penetration Passes the 50% threshold
by Alex from London
In November 2012 Comscore announced that the US smartphone market had passed the 50% penetration threshold
during Q3 2012. Moreover, over half of smartphone owners use their mobile browser and almost 40% of them use their phones to access a social networking site or blog.
Europe is on a similar trajectory: on Dec 17th
2012, Comscore announced that France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK are now reporting a 55% smartphone penetration
. The table below shows the breakdown per country.
These statistics won’t surprise any actor in the mobile space. The question is: is your business staying ahead of the curve and preparing itself to embrace a mobilized world?
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