Tag Archives: Tablets

iPad tops in Japan, while Android leads in Poland, Indonesia

Some countries tend to embrace some tablet operating systems more than others. Countries with the highest penetrations of Android tablets include Poland and Indonesia, 80 percent each; Brazil and India, 72 percent each; the Philippines, 68 percent; and Russia, 67 … Continue reading

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Tablets most shared in Argentina, France, Ireland

Tablet sharing behaviours are different in each country. Tablet owners in Argentina, France, Ireland, the Philippines, the Netherlands, Turkey, Spain, Thailand and Mexico tend to share their devices, while those tablet owners in Japan, China, Singapore, the United States, Taiwan, … Continue reading

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Tasks are tops for mobile activities, while entertainment and info rule PC use

Tablet, mobile and PC (desktop and laptop) users have preferences about which device to use for the type of content they are accessing. According to the GWI device study, mobiles lead in the access of webmail, weather, social networking, uploading … Continue reading

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Tablet usage skews male, affluent and young

Tablet users tend to be male, under 34 years old, and high income. Of tablet Internet users, 59 percent are male, while 57 percent of PC/laptop Internet users are male, according to the GWI study. Almost two-thirds of tablet Internet … Continue reading

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Global tablet sales rising sharply

Global tablet shipments are steeply rising and surpassing incumbent desktop PCs and notebook PCs, according to Morgan Stanley research. The flood of tablets to the marketplace, particularly in Asia, North America and Europe, is attempting to meet the demand for … Continue reading

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Mobile phones least likely to be shared; tablets most likely

Of all connected devices, mobile phones are the least likely to be shared, while are the most likely, according to GlobalWebIndex’s study on digital device usership in 2014. Seventy-seven percent of mobile users surveyed said they are the only person … Continue reading

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Desktop platform represents about half of time spent on digital devices in U.S.

Desktop use of tallied to almost half of all time spent on digital media platforms, while tablets took 12 percent and smartphones took 39 percent of users’ time in the United States in 2013, according to comScore. smart

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Spain, UK top Europe’s smartphone penetration list

When comparing smartphone penetrations in some European countries, Spain comes out on top with 69 percent; followed by the UK, 62 percent; the Netherlands, 59 percent; Portugal, 56 percent; Germany, 55 percent; France, 52 percent; Finland, 51 percent; Russia, 41 … Continue reading

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Year-over-year tablet use doubling: Study

When comparing 2012 and 2013, a dramatic growth story unfolds. Tablet adoption in the United Kingdom more than doubled, from 16 percent to 36 percent, from 2012 to 2013, according to Deloitte’s Global Mobile Consumer Survey. Penetration doubled in France, … Continue reading

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Mobile video dominates mobile data traffic

Video usage across platforms is the fastest growing digital media usage segment around the world.  Video also the media genre that consumes the most bandwidth, compared to text, photos, infographics and audio. The mobile and PC platforms are the conduits … Continue reading

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