German Consumers' Device Ownership, Q1 2011 - Q1 2014 [CHART]

Germany’s mobile revolution is gathering pace. More than 25 million residents access the internet every day with a mobile device, according to a study commissioned by the mobile division of the Bundesverband Digitale Wirtschaft (BVDW), in cooperation with Google and TNS Infratest.

PCs—including desktops, laptops and netbooks—remained the most commonly used devices for going online; as in Q1 2013, 77% of a representative sample of the population ages 16 and older used a PC to access the web. But the percentage using smartphones and tablets had climbed steeply in recent years. Half of all respondents had a smartphone in early 2014, and one in five had a tablet—up from 40% and 15%, respectively, a year earlier. Read the rest at eMarketer.