Maintaining the Mobile Payments Thesis

Mobile payments, Apple Pay in particular, have come under some criticism lately as reports indicate adoption is slower than some expected. A recent report by the Wall Street Journal cited estimates of 13% of iPhone owners globally have tried Apple Pay. I’m not going to split hairs on this number but data and research we have suggests a global number of 15%. I take these two data points to be accurate and in the ballpark of global adoption of Apple Pay.

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Ben Bajarin

Ben Bajarin is a Principal Analyst and the head of primary research at Creative Strategies, Inc - An industry analysis, market intelligence and research firm located in Silicon Valley. His primary focus is consumer technology and market trend research and he is responsible for studying over 30 countries. Full Bio