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Smartphones increase popularity with Germans - study

Wednesday 11 June 2014 | 17:26 CET | News
Smartphones are more widely used than standard mobile phones, according to research by German ICT group Bitkom. Over half (55%) of Germans aged 14+ use a smartphone at least occasionally, up from 41 percent a year earlier. Classic handsets are used now and again by 52 percent of Germans. The proportion of smartphone users within various age groups has increased year-on-year, from 65 to 78 percent to 14-29 year olds, from 49 to 70 percent for 30-45 year olds, from 40 to 47 percent for 50-64 year olds, and from 7 to 17 percent for over 65s.

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