Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report 2013: Tablet shipments surpassed desktops, laptops in just three years

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report 2013: Tablet shipments surpassed desktops, laptops in just ...

At the D11 conference today, Mary Meeker released her 2013 Internet Trends report. The Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers partner discusses everything from the growth of Internet usage to mobile devices, and everything in between.

Here’s the full 117-page slide report:

Here are some notable statistics (hardly a comprehensive list):

  • 500 million photos uploaded and shared daily, rising at a rate of 2x year-over-year.
  • 15 pecent of global Internet traffic is mobile, growing at a rate of 1.5 per year (and likely to accelerate).
  • 1.49 billion smartphone subscribers, 31 percent growth.

One slide worth highlighting is number 45:

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In case there was any doubt, this chart clearly dispels it all: tablets are definitely not a fad like netbooks were.

See also – PC shipments post steepest decline ever in Q1 2013, down 13.9% year-over-year to 76.3m units

Top Image Credit: AFP/Getty Images

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