GfK: Dutch growing number of smartphone owners leveling off




The growth in the number of smartphone owners in the Netherlands is leveling off, according to figures from research firm GfK. There are now around nine million people with a smartphone in the Netherlands, around 6 percent more than half a year ago.

According to GfK, the number of people with a smartphone ‘ stable ‘. Where growth is still 6 percent, which was three years ago 36 percent. Many of the sales of smart phones are now coming from people who at least are ready for their second or third smartphone; A few years ago it was not the case.

Thus it seems that the smartphone market is saturated to hitting the point where everyone who wants a smartphone, there has been one. That point has long been predicted, but was hitherto; In recent years, growth remained above 10 percent on average.

Although the growth in sales of smartphones in the Netherlands next time out seems, is that the world is not yet the case. Mainly because of the demand in countries like China, India and African nations still growing sales of smartphones briskly.


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