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Smartphone facts

Written by: Dan C, on 2013-04-25

Goods purchased via smarphones

29% of US smartphone owners have booked hotel stays on their devices

24% of US smartphone owners have purchased airline tickets on their devices

34% of US smartphone owners have purchased gift certificates on their devices

35% of US smartphone owners have purchased tickets for movies, games, concerts, or other entertainment events on their devices

37% of US smartphone owners have purchased clothing or accessory items on their devices

47% of US smartphone owners have purchased digital entertainment items on their devices

47% of US consumers would be comfortable using a mobile scan as an admission ticket to movies, concerts, or live theater performances

12% of US men with smartphones prefer to use their phones instead of desktop computers to purchase automobile products, compared to 8% for women

15% of US men with smartphones prefer to use their phones instead of desktop computers to purchase home electronic products, compared to 10% for women

29% of US men with smartphones prefer to use their phones instead of desktop computers to purchase entertainment products, compared to 26% for women

71% of American women believe it is important to buy American when purchasing mobile devices and computers, compared to 61% for men

Time spent using smartphones

23% of total US mobile internet time is spent writing and reading emails

15% of total US mobile internet time is spent on social networking sites

13% of US consumers use mobile devices to access the internet daily

11% of mobile phone owners say they worry that they spend too much time with their phones

Routine planning facts

28% of mobile phone owners say their phone has made it easier to plan and schedule their daily routine

29% of mobile phone owners say they can’t imagine living without their phones

44% of mobile phone owners have slept with their phones next to their bed because they wanted to make sure they didn’t miss calls or text messages

67% of mobile phone owners check for messages, alerts, or calls, even when they don’t notice their phone ringing