In countries like Mexico and Indonesia, people skip the internet connection at home and just buy smartphones

While people in the US go online at home first and then buy mobile phones and smartphones in particular, this AdAge article portrays a few companies where a lot of people own smartphones, but not a lot of people are online:

(Only?) 83% of all American Adults Own a Cell Phone

I have to admit, I thought it would be many more! The data is from Pew Internet

Of those people with cell phones, less than half (42%) own a smartphone. Of those with a smartphone, a quarter access the internet more on their phone than on their computer. 

curiositycounts:

Hunch releases more counterintuitive correlations

curiositycounts:

Hunch releases more counterintuitive correlations

(Source: curiositycounts)

The Google Phone vs. the Blackberry. From the Silicon Alley Insider’s Chart of the Day Article.

The Google Phone vs. the Blackberry. From the Silicon Alley Insider’s Chart of the Day Article.

In countries like Mexico and Indonesia, people skip the internet connection at home and just buy smartphones

While people in the US go online at home first and then buy mobile phones and smartphones in particular, this AdAge article portrays a few companies where a lot of people own smartphones, but not a lot of people are online:

see the full infographic here.

see the full infographic here.

(Only?) 83% of all American Adults Own a Cell Phone

I have to admit, I thought it would be many more! The data is from Pew Internet

Of those people with cell phones, less than half (42%) own a smartphone. Of those with a smartphone, a quarter access the internet more on their phone than on their computer. 

curiositycounts:

Hunch releases more counterintuitive correlations

curiositycounts:

Hunch releases more counterintuitive correlations

(Source: curiositycounts)

The Google Phone vs. the Blackberry. From the Silicon Alley Insider’s Chart of the Day Article.

The Google Phone vs. the Blackberry. From the Silicon Alley Insider’s Chart of the Day Article.

In countries like Mexico and Indonesia, people skip the internet connection at home and just buy smartphones
(Only?) 83% of all American Adults Own a Cell Phone
More and More Time Spent on Mobile Apps

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