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Half of the U.S. population already has smartphone 

 In the United States, almost half the population has a smartphone. It is expected that smartphones represent 54% of handset sales in 2013, versus 46% in 2012 and 35% in 2011. Until now expected that the barrier of 50% was exceeded in 2015.
Many are connected to the time they wake up until the time they go to sleep. About 79% of them give their messages on the handset within 15 minutes and 62% neither agree expect this quarter of an hour to pick up the phone.

The information is from a study
funded by the social network Facebook and conducted by IDC - so your focus is on the use of social networking on mobile devices. For the survey, were interviewed in March 7446 iPhone or Android users in the U.S., aged 18 and 44 years.
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In 2012, the Ibope reported that only 16% of Brazilians had smartphones.
Also according to IDC, 84% of time spent on the phone (daily average of 132 minutes per person) is dedicated to e-mails, text messages and social networking. Voice calls account for 16% of the time.
Source: Sapotek

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