It marked a number of fascinating trends and milestones, including the long-awaited tipping point of mobile search queries surpassing desktop search queries.
Let's take a look at the most interesting stats, milestones and predictions published over the last quarter.
**Mobile Traffic & Usage
American adults spend 51% of their daily digital media time on mobile, compared to 42% on desktop. (KPCB)
77% of top Google search results on mobile are now “mobile-friendly.” [Tweet This]
44% of US adults live in households with a mobile phone but no landline. (GfK MRI)
More Google searches take place on mobile devices than on computers in 10 countries including the US and Japan. (Google)
43% of smarthpone owners also own a tablet. (comScore)
Phablets constitute 20 percent of all active smartphones globally. (Flurry)
43.5% of U.S. smartphone owners have an iPhone compared to 52% who own an Android. (Marketing Land)
59% of digital shopping time occurs on mobile devices. (comScore)
Father's Day gift purchases made on smartphones increased 93.6% over 2014. (IBM)
26% of passengers booked their last flight via a mobile device. (SITA)
Mobile devices account for 22% of all e-mail driven revenue. (Yesmail)
The difference in e-commerce conversion rates between Android and iOS decreased by 75% YOY in Q1 of 2015.
Mobile accounts for 34% of all global e-commerce transactions and 30% of U.S. e-commerce transactions. (Criteo)
The number of people who make a mobile payment at least once a year will reach 65% by 2019. (Business Insider)
86% of iPhone users have yet to use Apple Pay. (TechCrunch)
Use of mobile payments increased 83% from 2011 to 2014. ([Federal Reserve] [Tweet This]
Wearables and the Internet of Things (IoT)
30% of US smartphone owners own or plan to purchase a wearable device in the next 12 months. (Power Reviews)
86% of US enterprise wearables adopters plan to increase their wearables spend over the next 12 months. (Salesforce)
51% of the world's top global marketers expect IoT will revolutionize the marketing landscape by 2020. (Marketo)
79% who used their phone to browse reviews or get product info in a retail store changed their purchased item as a result. ([Federal Reserve survey]
Overall, the mobile web accounts for 85% of retailers' mobile traffic and 90% of mobile revenue. ([Google]
6 of the top 10 most used apps globally are messaging apps. (KPCB)
In-app messages drive 3.5X higher user retention. (Localytics)
Mobile app usage and revenue peak on Sundays. (AppLovin)
It's A Wrap
That wraps up our round-up of the most compelling mobile stats we came across over the past quarter. Have any to add? Leave a comment or drop us a line via social media.
We'll leave you with one mind-blowing stat we spotted from Benedict Evans: some time next year, the 20 billionth** mobile phone will be sold!