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Monday, 16 December 2013

Seven Mobile Stats That'll Blow You Away

Not convinced by mobile yet? This should help! Here are a few funky facts from around the world that show just how important mobile has become in our everyday lives. 


    • It used to shock us that there were more mobile devices than TV's in the world. Now there are more mobile devices than there are toothbrushes. (Sources: Mobile Marketing Association Asia, Jupiter)
    • On average, it takes just over a day for someone to report losing their wallet. However it takes the average person just over an hour to report losing their phone. (Source: Morgan Stanley)
    • There are 44 countries in the world that have more mobile phone subscriptions than they do people. (Source: Wikipedia)
    • 29% of Americans say their phone is the first and last thing they look at every day. (Source: Qualcomm)
    • There have been about 180 million iPhones sold to date. If placed end-to-end, that's about 12,700 miles of iPhone. Or, the distance between Shanghai and Rio de Janeiro. (Source: The Express)
    • The average mobile phone has greater computing power than the computers used in the Apollo 11 moon landing. (Source: NASA)
     
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    • Nomophobia - or the fear of losing your phone - afflicts over two-thirds of all UK adults, and is one of the most prolific phobias in the world. (Source: Mashable) 

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