Berlin : If you live in America and you own a feature phone you will soon be in the minority, according to the latest figures released by Nielsen, as smart phones become a must-have product.
In January, 2011, 36% of mobile phone owners in the U.S. used a Smartphone. As of February this year, that figure has risen to almost 50%, according to latest research.
Furthermore, in just the last three months, smart phones have dominated new phone purchases. Two-thirds of people who bought a mobile phone chose a Smartphone’s. Of those that acquired their Smartphone’s within the last three months, 48% said they chose an Android and 43% bought an iPhone.