Sunday, September 26, 2021
News

India ranks 3rd on average smartphone usage globally: Report

   SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend    Print this Page   COMMENT

New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
Smartphone users in India on an average spend maximum time on their devices in the world after Brazil and Indonesia, a new report said.

Until last year, Brazil was the second country in the world with the most intensive use of smartphones, behind Indonesia, which now ranks second with an average of 5.3 hours of smartphone use per day.

With daily smartphone usage time of 4.9 hours on an average, India is followed by South Korea (4.8 hours), Mexico (4.7 hours), Turkey (4.5 hours), Japan (4.4 hours), Canada (4.1 hours), the US (3.9 hours) and the UK (3.8 hours), ZDNet reported.

A separate report on global trends, also by App Annie, highlighted areas of growth within the mobile app landscape.

When it comes to the depth of engagement among the top social networking apps, the study noted that WhatsApp is the app Brazilians used the most at an average of 30.3 hours per month in 2020, compared to 26.2 hours in 2019.

Notably, the use of TikTok in Brazil increased significantly, 14 hours in 2020 compared to 6.8 hours in 2019, growing faster than Facebook (15.6 hours per month in 2020 versus 14 hours per month in 2019).

Instagram (14 hours in 2020 versus 11.5 hours in 2019) and Twitter (6.4 hours per month in 2020 versus 5.1 hours in 2019) come next.

According to the App Annie trends report, Brazil saw 75 per cent year-over-year growth in downloads of finance apps in 2020.

The average number of hours spent on such apps also increased by 45 per cent last year.

--IANS vc/arm

( 276 Words)

2021-07-24-19:16:06 (IANS)

 
  LATEST COMMENTS (0)
POST YOUR COMMENT
Comments Not Available
 
POST YOUR COMMENT
 
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
 
 
MORE SCIENCE NEWS
A gas station on Red Planet? New CO2 rea...
Instagram update fixes bugs for iOS 15, ...
Unlock with Apple Watch isn't working fo...
iPhone 13 Pro Max reinvents camera, film...
Xbox gains new features with updated Edg...
iPhone 13 Apple Music bug fixed with new...
More...
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
Andhra Pradesh: YSRCP MLA slams TDP lead...
'Talibani BJP' cannot rule India, says M...
AIIMS Bhopal deputy director arrested fo...
West Bengal reports fresh 762 COVID-19 c...
Fire breaks out at cardboard godown in D...
PM Modi invokes Chanakya, Tagore in his ...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
West Bengal reports fresh 762 COVID... 
40 injured in factory explosion in ... 
PM Modi targetted two neighbouring ... 
PM Modi's US visit gives momentum t... 
IPL 2021: SRH need to keep going fo... 
AIIMS Bhopal deputy director arrest... 
'Talibani BJP' cannot rule India, s... 
Andhra Pradesh: YSRCP MLA slams TDP...