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Phablets eating smartphones and tablets: Report

According to a new report from Yahoo-owned mobile analytics firm Flurry, smartphone users are increasingly buying phablets as they spend less time talking on the phone and more on screens while playi

  • Published: May 4, 2015 4:05 PM IST
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According to a new report from Yahoo-owned mobile analytics firm Flurry, smartphone users are increasingly buying phablets as they spend less time talking on the phone and more on screens while playing games, reading or chatting with friends. Also Read - Increasing smartphone usage may be resulting in growing horns on our skull; research suggests

After analyzing the top slot of data taken from the 1.6 billion devices it tracks every month, Flurry found that phablets had more than tripled their share of usage since last year, reported TechCrunch. It focused on the top 875 devices which accounted for 87 percent of sessions in March 2015. Also Read - India pips US to become 2nd largest smartphone market in Q3: Canalys

In January 2014, Flurry found that only six percent of the users were on phablets as opposed to 68 percent using phones that had a screen size between 3.5 inches and 4.9 inches. However, by March, the phablet usage went up by 20 percent while medium phones usage dropped to 59 percent. Also, it found that Android remained the dominant force in phablets, which is not surprising as there are too many large-screened Android smartphones as opposed to the one iPhone . Also Read - Xiaomi Mi Max 3 global launch expected soon

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  • Published Date: May 4, 2015 4:05 PM IST



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