Talking is not even in the top three activities we do with our smartphones, study claims
0. phoneArena 02 Jul 2012, 02:27 posted on
British carrier O2 released a stat kit what are we most often using our smartphones for, and actually talking with them comes as a distant fifth according to the minutes we spend yammering at some one...
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1. sam_tek (Posts: 105; Member since: 18 Feb 2011)
Not surprising considering it's a smartphone survey! but damn, social media comes ahead of music and games!
2. roscuthiii (Posts: 2217; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)
I'm surprised texting isn't higher. These stats just seem a bit off to me.
3. ThePolak (Posts: 14; Member since: 26 Jan 2012)
Camera so low? What about Instagram and other filter adding (cr)apps that all wannabe photographers use?
6. bayusuputra (Posts: 963; Member since: 12 Feb 2012)
it will still be low.. those things you mentioned are not the actual camera process whereby you are snapping a picture..
you only take about 2 sec to snap a picture, with about 5 sec before that to adjusting angle/pose, and 5 minutes after that spent on post processing in built in editor/other apps..
so yeah, out of 5minutes, you only spent 10 seconds with the "real" camera app.. :)
4. sbr999 (Posts: 79; Member since: 05 Jun 2012)
This is not accurate worldwide. It's a UK thingy and I bet it's only in London or something. There should be a worldwide survey lasting a few days
5. ardent1 (Posts: 2000; Member since: 16 Apr 2011)
That comes to about 2 hr 8 minutes a day on average. That's about 15 hours per week. That is a lot of entertain on a smartphone.
7. Aeires (unregistered)
Seeing smart phones pretty much killed PDA devices, it's not surprising. For people like myself who work in a business environment, I use mine more for meetings and collecting notes/data than an actual phone. Streaming music while driving to and from work gets a lot of usage as well.
8. bbblader (Posts: 590; Member since: 24 Oct 2011)
for me its
1 Music: mosly everyday when I'm out with friends
2 Camera: mostly everyday when I'm freerunning with friends
3 Phone Calling: Friends ;Parrents
4 Games: Fruit Ninja Angry Birds Asphalt and Brain Cube
5 Social Media: Faceboot ;rarely Twitter
6 Internet: Need to check something very quickly
7 Texting: almost never