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World Leaders and Their Mobile Phone Devices: Who Uses What?

A day without smartphone becomes unimaginable.Apart from using the phone we are obsessed to instant messaging, posting videos, photos and ads, as well as sharing content on numerous social media platforms and addressing communities and constituencies online. All these leads uninterrupted access to smartphones.

For some world leaders this is exactly the case.One of the worst things that could happen to any country is the unsolicited access to their leader’s personal device for any random hacker group. For years now, the choice of personal device for every world leader has been the Blackberry. Today, the market is dominated by iPhones and it happens to be the device of choice for many of our leaders. Let’s take a look at which leader rely on which smartphone.

Narendra Modi

Narendra Damodar Das Modi, the man who changed the entire political scene in India and put the country on the world Political map with his globetrotting ways. He is known for outspoken manners and action-before-words methods, which has earned him a goodwill from every corner of the world.The Indian Prime Minister also initiated the digital India campaign and is one of the front runners when it comes to Social Media campaigning. He has been captured using an Apple iPhone 6 at multiple occasions and rumour has it, the phone has been gifted to the magnanimous personality by first lady of US, Michelle Obama.

Barack Obama

The former president of US, Obama uses Blackberry.The security surrounding the President is one of the tightest in the world and he is expected to use a special issued smartphone for all communication purpose.One of Barack Obama’s first battles when he arrived in the White House in 2009 was to keep his beloved BlackBerry, despite objections from administration lawyers and the secret service.

Donald Trump

Donald trump president of United States uses iPhone .After all clinging with his unsecured Android phone shifted to iPhone. White House director of social media Dan Scavino Jr. tweeted tonight that Trump had switched to the Apple device, saying that he had been using it for “the past couple of weeks,” and confirming that Twitter messages marked as coming from an iPhone were indeed from the president himself.

President of Russia Vladimir Putin


Vladimir Putin, President of Russia known for his kind and most badass. We know a country is serious about their national security and matters related to it when they have a former KGB foreign intelligence officer at the helm of all their affairs. This is also testament to the fact that the man himself takes personal security very seriously which is also the reason why Putin uses a Russian made MTS brand handset for all his communication purpose. The handset has been specially designed for the President and boasts of airtight security.

Angela Merkel’s


Angela Dorothea Merkelis a German politician serving as Chancellor of Germany. Her mobile became famous as The US National Security Agency tapped phone calls involving German chancellor Angela Merkel and her closest advisers for years and spied on the staff. She uses two phones on regular basis: Nokia 6260 Slide (The one tapped by NSA) and Blackberry.

Nawaz Sharif

Nawaz Sharif, the three-time prime minister of one of the world’s most populous countries, has been spotted using iPhones and Samsungs.But these belong to members of his entourage who act as gatekeepers to their boss. The only phone he carries is a far-from-fashionable BlackBerry Bold.Sharif uses it to stay in touch with his family and close political allies who are privileged to have his number.

Justin Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister,Justin Trudeau who climbed the popularity stairs soo fast.The good looking politician has been hogging the limelight ever since he erupted on the Canadian political scene. Known to be a wrestler in the past, he is also known for his youth and environmental advocacy as well as his teaching background.He has been quite active on Social Media and his tool of choice happens to be the latest Blackberry Priv, which is as cool a device as the man himself. He was recently in news as Prince George turned down his Hi5.