In 2016, there were 2.3 billion smartphone users globally which equal 31% of the total population. At the end of 2016, 2.8 billion smartphones were in use in addition to 260 million tablets.
Samsung is the leading smartphone manufacturer with 859 million of all smartphones in use globally with a rate of 31%. Apple ranked the second with 704 million actively used smartphones with a rate of 25.4%. These 2 markets together account for over 56% of the total number of smartphones that are currently in use worldwide. Huawei ranked the third level with only 7.4%.