Movable Ink provides email services to many clients, as such they are in a position to use anonymized data to see what technologies are being used in the US at any time. This report highlights the findings from Q1 2014 on mostly B2C client emails.
It is the United States of mobile:
Most emails are now opened on a mobile device:
- 47.22% smartphone
- 34.26% desktop (or laptop)
- 18.51% tablet
The rise of Android may be overstated in the US:
Time of day matters, smartphones are morning devices and desktops are work-hours devices. Tablets are evening devices:
However, notice that the ranking remained the same throughout the entire day.
Source: Movable Ink