10 Surprising facts about Smartphones You Didn’t Know
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1. Smartphone Usage
1.75 Billion Smartphone Users In The World
33% people (among all age groups, but mostly between 18 – 24 years of age) using Smartphone which means that there are 1.75 Billion Smartphone users in the world (more then the combine population of China and USA). Although the total mobile phone devices exceeds the total population. The number is increasing constantly and estimated to reach 10 billion by 2020.
2. Slim or Massive
Stack of All Smartphones Would Stretch 8, 285 Miles Source
Although Smartphones are relatively slim and thin but if you stacked all of them on each other, the queue would stretch 8, 285 miles. It is almost double the length of one of the world longest high way TransCanada or same the length of Australia Highway 1, the longest national highway in the world. Or this figure is equals to 1500 times the height of Mount Everest.
3. Performance and Speed
iPhone 5s 15, 625 times more Speed Than Computer Used In Apollo 11 Source
If compare to one of the primitive computer used for Apollo 11 Mission for Moon landing, Apple Smartphone iPhone 5s would be the supercomputer as it has 15, 625 times more processing speed and hundreds time less bulky and more handsome. Indeed, it is cheap too.
4. Time spent
Smartphone User Checks Their Phone 110 Times a Day Source
On an average, Smartphone user checks their phone 110 times a day and spent 37 hours (even more than that) per month on installed apps. Although it seems waste of time but, if it comes to the academic progress, smartphone users are three time more likely to track their academic progress and somewhat smarter as compare to others as they can study on the go.
People tend to addict to Smartphones and it’s hard for them to put their phone down even during sex. A online survey shows that 55% Smartphone users using their phone during driving, 12% take their Smartphone to bathroom during taking shower, 9% during sex and 19% during worships (in churches). Even more, 44% Smartphone users take phone with them to bed and 91% users want to keep their smartphone within easy access everywhere every time.