Facts about Android users [Info-Graphic – November 2011]


Recently, we celebrated the third birthday of Android. This smartphone OS has come a long way since then. It seems a nice time to get a look on what kind of people are buying Android phones, what are their activities on the phones.

Folks over Mobiclix took the pain to compile a few facts about the expanding Android userbase. Find the key findings and info-graphic below.

Key Findings

  • 60% of Android users are under the age of 34
  • 8% of Android users switched from an iPhone while 45% of Android Users say Android is their first smartphone
  • Android users spend most of their time on Email (37%), Games (21%) and Maps/Navigation (8%).
  • 46% of Android users prefer a touch screen over a physical keyboard
  • Android users spend 1/7th of what iPhone owners spend on in-app gaming purchases
  • Android users have an average of 17 apps on their phone vs 28 apps for iPhone users
  • Twice as many Android owners than smartphone users will make a purchase or payment on their device each month
  • The top 3 free games preferred by Android users are Angry Birds, Solitaire and Jewel
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Post Author: Gaurav Shukla

Gaurav Shukla is the editor of AndroidOS.in. If you'd like to reach him, drop an email at 'gaurav@androidos.in' or connect with him on Twitter (@gauravshukla).

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