More and more Russians prefer smartphones to mobile phones

The era of mobile phones is coming to an end

The process of “smartphone” is gradually gaining momentum, changing the ratio of mobile phones and smartphones in favor of the latter. The undisputed leader was the Russian capital, where these figures equaled. Experts do not doubt that the era of mobile phones is rapidly approaching the sunset.

According to the results of research conducted by Synovate Comcon, Russia confidently occupies a leading position in the field of mobile telephony of the population, whose level has come close to 100%.

But with the advent of smartphones, the picture begins to change rapidly. Their share for the past 2.5 years has increased by more than 20% and has almost reached the level of 40%. Undisputed favorite among Russian smartphone users is the Android system (almost 3/4), about 10% of users prefer iOS.

The main difference between the owners of mobile phones and smartphones is in the requests to the volume of services. 86% of smartphone users regularly send sms messages, 78% – go online, 62% take pictures and 58% listen to music.

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