By The Numbers

The Numbers for Monday, December 23: Popular smartphones

Shea Huffman Dec 23, 2013
42 million

The number of iPhones already on China Mobile’s network, even though the mobile phone network — China’s largest — only today announced a deal with Apple to begin officially selling iPhones. The deal will officially make the iPhone available to 760 million network subscribers in China, giving Apple a foothold in a smartphone market that until now has been dominated by Android variants. (Forbes)

52 %

The percentage of porn that is now consumed on mobile devices, according to an industry aggregator, indicating that the majority of viewers in the U.S. may now be getting their fix via smartphones. The stats are telling of Americans’ general internet usage, as the habits of porn consumers have long mirrored larger web trends. (readwrite)

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