India Access more Smartphone Internet Compared To America

Google has conducted an Internet mobile usage survey in partner with Ipsos, This survey has listed out many interesting facts including that India Access more Smartphone Internet Compared To America. Indians out weigh the number of Americans in the activity. The survey indicates that 56% of Smartphone holders in India access Internet on their Smartphone at least 2 times in a day. Whereas US uses only 53% of accessing Internet in Smartphones. The survey also said the number of Smartphone users in India are less than 50% of the 245 million Smartphone user population in US.

India Access more Smartphone Internet Compared To America

India Access more Smartphone Internet Compared To America

The survey said, more than 75% of the Indians visit social networking sites on their Smartphones as compared to 54% in US. While, up to 81% of Indians access e-mail on their phones as against 73% doing the same in US. According to Lalitesh Katragadda who is Google Country Head for Products said, “Culturally, even beyond the well-educated, mainstream Indians are technology curious and device savvy. We believe that the internet like telephony did, is making the leap from wired internet to mobile, and hundreds of millions of Indians will go online on their mobile devices”.

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The survey also said, Of the 56% usage of Internet through Smartphones in India, 59% are males and 48% are females. The survey emphasized that people are not using mobile phones for just sending messages or making calls. But most of them use their phones to follow news, watch live TV, listen to music, check their e-mails and access Internet. A majority of 77% of the Smartphone users in India use the device to listen music. where as 35% of them read newspapers, book and magazines or watch TV while 33% use it to play games.

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Another important insight that mentioned in survey was, 97% of smartphone owners are heavy users while at home.Men are using Smartphone when at work with close to a figure of 80%. Where as women use 71% of Smartphone Internet at their work. The survey also mentioned that 40% of Smartphone owners are engaging into online shopping. The survey indicated that Smartphone owners do not feel secure to purchase online through their smart devices and prefer to use PC/laptop for the same.

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Finally the survey mentioned that “Smartphones, being powerful devices can act as a pocket supercomputer as well and can do a lot more than to just navigate through social networking pages”.

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  1. Sumit Goswami May 5, 2012

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