A global survey has found out that Indians might be the most addicted people in the face of earth in terms of smartphone usage. According to statistics presented by San Francisco, USA-based B2X Care Solutions, 57 percent of Indians cannot go on their day-to-day activities without touching their smartphones.
Germans were found out to be the least addicted even though 58 % of adults keep their devices inside their pockets or within reach for the most part of the day.
In the United States, 98 % of people between the ages of 16 and 29 keep their smartphones in range when sleeping. An online poll also found out that 13 % wouldn’t part with their phones for one week even when given a $500 incentive.
The research also found out that phone repairs are usually carried out fast enough in the United States as it takes less than 24 hours to get most devices repaired and returned to respective owners. In India, Brazil and Germany, it can take up to eight days to complete these repair services.
China is the biggest spender. 75 % of the Chinese spend $250 and above when purchasing a smartphone while 80 % of the entire adult population have at least two phones each. These phones are usually replaced within the time frame of a year.