Device Ownership

95%

As of 11/6/2016

Year Cellphone Smartphone Desktop Computer Laptop Computer E-Book Reader Tablet Computer
4/2006 73 68 30
12/2007 75 65 37
4/2008 78 65 39
4/2009 85 64 47 2
9/2009 84 62 47 3
5/2010 82 62 55 4 3
9/2010 85 59 52 5 4
5/2011 83 35 57 56 12 8
8/2011 84 55 57 9 10
1/2012 87 19 19
2/2012 88 45
4/2012 88 46 58 61 18 18
8/2012 89 25
9/2012 85 45
1/2013 26 31
5/2013 91 56 34
9/2013 91 55 24 35
1/2014  90 58  32  42
10/2014 64
4/2015 92 67 19 45
7/2015 92 68 19 45
4/2016 92 72 17 48
11/2016 95 77 22 51

As of November 2016, 77% of American adults own smartphones, and 78% have either laptop or desktop computers. While 95% of American adults have cellphones, 51% have tablet computers, and 22% have e-book readers. Read more