How Consumers Really Use Smartphones

nokia.gifThere’s a very interesting report by Nokia on how consumers actually use their smartphones. The research is based on installing an application on 444 users’ phones that monitors all activity. Here are some results…


Most surprising for me was the amount of web browsing people are doing. Furthermore, 47% of this is outside the operator portal. This ties in well with the Telephia study last month.

13 Jan Update: The link to the study is no longer available. Tommi’s S60 Applications Blog says this information is now available on request only by emailing Dr. Jan Feller at