Motilal Oswal
  • SENSEX
    NIFTY 50
Motilal Oswal
VIDEOS
Business

Only 24% adults own a smartphone in India, says Pew Research Centre survey

Updated : February 06, 2019 07:48 PM IST

Even as global smartphone companies bet big on India, a survey by Pew Research Centre said only 24 percent adults in India own a smartphone, which is worse than Nigeria, Tunisia and Kenya.

India ranks lowest in smartphone penetration among the 27 nations that were surveyed, including nine emerging economies, the survey said.

The research report found strong majorities of adults using smartphones in the world's wealthier countries, led by 95 percent adoption in South Korea and 88 percent in Israel.
primo org
Have you signed up for Primo, our daily newsletter?
It has all the stories and data on the market, business, economy and tech that you need to know.
cnbc two logos
To keep watching CNBC-TV18, India's No. 1 English Business News Channel, call your Cable or DTH Operator and subscribe now for just Rs. 4 per month. You can also subscribe to CNBC-TV18 Prime HD for Re 1/- per month.Find out more
Live TV