Acording to a study done by
research firm comScore more than 100 million smartphone
users are in the U.S. as of 2012. 48.6% of smartphone users
use Android devices and 29.5% use Apple devices. According
to the study 234 million American age 13 and older use
mobile devices. According to Statista the number of
smartphone users are expected to skyrocket between now and
2016 that number is expected to grow to over a 190 million
or over 70 %. According to research done by Go-Gulf there
are estimated to be over 1 billion smartphones in use
According to eMarketer the number of tablet users in the
U.S. will approach 89.5 million by 2014. The majority of
those users are expected to be iPAD users.
devices in the hands of consumers are here to stay.
How can small businesses benefit from this trend. The
answer is BYOD. BYOD stands for Bring Your Own Device