Mobile makes up more than 25% of YouTube's global watch time, more than one billion views a day.
59% – Share of global mobile data traffic that was video.
In 2012, the average mobile user consumed 201 megabytes of data a month, including one hour of video, and two hours of audio.
By 2017, there will be more than 10 billion mobile-ready devices/connections.
Android showed higher levels of data use than the iPhone.
Indian smartphone users on an average consumed 174MB of mobile data per month in 2012.
Motorola was the first company to produce a handheld mobile phone. On 3 April 1973 Martin Cooper, a Motorola engineer and executive, made the first mobile telephone call from handheld subscriber equipment.
On 6 March 1983, the DynaTAc mobile phone launched on the first US 1G network by Ameritech. It cost $100m to develop, and took over a decade to reach the market. The phone had a talk time of just half an hour and took ten hours to charge.
The first SMS message to a mobile phone in the UK was sent in 1992 by engineer Neil Papworth to his friend Richard Jarvis's Orbitel 901 handset. It read simply "Merry Christmas", which was a bit early, since it was sent on 3 December.
More than 180million iPhones have been sold to date. If you turn them sideways and line them up, they measure more than 12,700 miles.
Do you know why text message is 160 character? In 1985, 45-year-old communications researcher Friedhelm Hillebrand defined the length of a standard text message. He typed random sentences on his typewriter and almost all of them were under 160 characters long. From a technical standpoint, the first implementations of SMS could not fit more than 128 characters, but room for 32 more was squeezed through optimization.
World's first music phone - The Siemens SL45, released in 2001, was the world's first mobile phone with expandable memory and support for MP3 playback. It came with a 32MB (that's megabytes!) MMC card and stereo headphones included in the set. The cell phone could deliver 5 hours of music playback on a single charge.
World's toughest phone - The Sonim XP3300 Force is recognized by the Guinness World Records as the world's toughest phone. It earned its title by surviving after an 84 feet (25 meters) drop on a layer of concrete without suffering any operational damage. In addition, it can be safely submerged in waste water down to two meters. And by the way, it almost blends.
World's most expensive phone - The Stuart Hughes iPhone 4 Diamond Rose is the world's most expensive phone. Priced at £5,000,000 (about $7,850,000), its bezel is covered with about 500 diamonds totaling over 100 carats. The back is made out of rose gold, and the Apple logo is formed using 53 diamonds. There is a single cut 7.4 carat ping diamond on top of the home button. Only two of these will be made.
First photo sent from a phone - The first photo to be publicly-shared using a cell phone was taken on June 11, 1997 by Philippe Kahn (pictured). He shared photos from the maternity ward where his daughter Sophie was born. Philippe Kahn is credited for developing the first camera phone.
World's best-selling phone - Over 250 million units of the Nokia 1100 and its variants have been sold worldwide since the device's introduction in 2003. The success of this basic phone is mostly due to its reliability and low price. In 2009, a rumor arose claiming that the Nokia 1100 had a software glitch, which could potentially allow fraudulent bank operations to be executed. As a result, prices of second-hand units being sold online skyrocketed to 5-digit numbers.