70% of U.S. teens use smartphones: Survey

Washington, Oct. 30 (ANI): Smartphone have completely captured the mobile market as majority of American teens (70 percent) and young adult group have switched over to the new-age phones, a Nielsen survey revealed.

The survey showed that feature phones are a dying breed now, Cnet reports.

According to the report, 70 percent of teens aged between 13 to 17 years now use smartphones, and 79 percent of young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 own a smartphone.

Apple's iPhones grabbed 41 percent of the market share and Samsung captured 26 percent, the report added.

HTC and Motorola both have 8 percent, followed by LG with 7 percent, while BlackBerry's 3 percent market share continued to decline. (ANI)


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