Smartphone Users and Penetration in India, 2017-2022 (millions, % change and % of population)
DescriptionIn 2018 in India there were 337 million smartphone users and eMarketer projects this number to reach almost 500 million by 2022. Smartphone users only make up 26% of the population in India, but it is expected to reach 36.2% by 2022.
NoteSmartphones are any voice handset with an advanced operating system (e.g., Android, BlackBerry, iOS, Windows Phone, etc.) and features/capabilities that resemble a PC.
MethodologyEstimates are based on the analysis of survey and traffic data from research firms and regulatory agencies, historical trends, and country-specific demographic and socioeconomic factors.