Almost half Germans use smartphones for directions - survey

Monday 22 August 2016 | 17:12 CET | News
Almost one in two Germans use their phone to look up travel connections compared to only 17 percent in 2012, according to a recent Infas survey cited on Faz.net. The use of smartphones as satnavs in cars has also increased to 35 percent from 17 percent.

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