North American mobile payments increased 48% over last year, Adyen reports

Smartphones Increase Lead Against Tablets as Most Preferred Mobile Device, Except in Retail, Which Saw Increases in Average Transaction Amounts Across Both Platforms

Android Platform Experiencing Tremendous Growth, with Android Mobile Web Transactions Catching Up to the iPhone, But iOS Still Dominates

San Francisco, July 17, 2014 – Adyen, the global provider of international and omni-channel payment solutions, today announced findings from its latest global Mobile Payments Index covering the period of April through June 2014. During this period, mobile web payments accounted for nearly 22% of all payments transactions on Adyen’s network worldwide – a 9% increase over Q1 and a 33% increase over June 2013. Nearly 71.5% of all Adyen merchants worldwide processed mobile transactions in Q2.

The Index shows that while personal computers still dominate in the world of digital commerce, a steady growth in mobile transactions continues to narrow the gap in nearly all of the industries tracked by the Ind ...

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