Around 56 Percent of Adults Own Smartphones

by Kathy Jones on  December 29, 2013 at 8:51 PM General Health News
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More than half of the US adults, about 56 per cent, are the proud owners of a smartphone, says a new study.

According to the study by the Pew Research Center, just 41 per cent adults carried a phone-only portable device, down from 48 per cent two years back, the New York Post reported.
 Around 56 Percent of Adults Own Smartphones
Around 56 Percent of Adults Own Smartphones
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The age group 18 to 29 years had the highest percentage of ownership of smartphones at 90 per cent, compared to just 43 per cent of seniors.

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Nearly 35 per cent adults have a tablet, while 24 per cent own an e-reader.

The study also found that about 67 per cent cell owners checked their phone for messages, alerts or calls even when their phones didn't ring or vibrate.

Source: ANI
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