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Emerging economies catching up in smartphone adoption


  • Tech News
  • Thursday, 7 Feb 2019

An estimated 45% of adults used smartphones in the emerging economies studied, and one-third used other mobile phones. — AFP Relaxnews

An estimated 45% of adults used smartphones in the emerging economies studied, and one-third used other mobile phones. — AFP Relaxnews

Smartphone use has become the norm in most developed nations while many emerging economies are showing sharp gains, a global survey showed Feb 5.

The Pew Research Center report found strong majorities of adults using smartphones in the world's wealthier countries, led by 95% adoption in South Korea and 88% in Israel.

   

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