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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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posted on 02 Jul 2012, 02:35

1. sam_tek (Posts: 89; Member since: 18 Feb 2011)


Not surprising considering it's a smartphone survey! but damn, social media comes ahead of music and games!

posted on 02 Jul 2012, 02:50

2. roscuthiii (Posts: 1843; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)


I'm surprised texting isn't higher. These stats just seem a bit off to me.

posted on 02 Jul 2012, 03:06 1

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?

posted on 02 Jul 2012, 07:07 1

6. bayusuputra (Posts: 941; 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.. :)

posted on 02 Jul 2012, 03:18 1

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

posted on 02 Jul 2012, 03:36

5. ardent1 (Posts: 1997; 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.

posted on 02 Jul 2012, 07:12

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.

posted on 02 Jul 2012, 13:49 1

8. bbblader (Posts: 580; 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

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