The global smartphone audience surpassed the 1 billion mark in 2012 and will total 1.75 billion in 2014. It is expected that smartphone adoption will continue on a fast-paced trajectory through 2017. Nearly two-fifths of all mobile phone users—close to one-quarter of the worldwide population—will use a smartphone at least monthly in 2014. Smartphone penetration among mobile phone users globally will near 50%
Analyst predict the global installed base of smartphones will total 1.4 billion by the end of 2013. Google's own Android OS will be powering close to 800 million handsets, while Apple's newest version of iOS is already approaching 300 million devices. The same analysts are forecasting 45 million Windows Phone handsets in use by the end of the year, along with a BlackBerry 10 installed base of close to 20 million devices. Find out more over at TC here.
Just for reference in 2011 over 490 Million Smartphones were sold. In 2012 it were already 700 Million units! That's a lot. And Juicies are compatible with nearly all of these devices.
What charges you?