Among the findings for activity share:
- Daily use: Overall, 58 minutes; iPhone, one hour and 15 minutes; Android, 49 minutes
- Voice calling: Overall, 26 percent; iPhone, 22 percent; Android, 28 percent. Indeed, Android owners talk more than iPhone owners. In both cases and overall, voice calling was the no. 1 use for smartphones.
- Texting: Overall, 20 percent; iPhone, 22 percent; Android, 16 percent. For the iPhone, texting tied voice calling as the no. 1 use for smartphones.
- Social networking: Overall, 16 percent; iPhone, 16 percent; Android, 16 percent (agreement, for once)
- Web browsing: Overall, 14 percent; iPhone, 12 percent; Android, 16 percent
- Email: Overall, 9 percent; iPhone, 10 percent; Android, 8 percent
- Games: Overall, 8 percent; iPhone, 8 percent; Android, 8 percent
- Other: Overall, 9 percent; iPhone, 10 percent; Android, 8 percent
Percentage of users participating in an activity:
- Voice calling: 79 percent
- Texting 76 percent
- Web browsing: 62 percent
- Email: 61 percent
- Social networking 52 percent
- Watching video: 2.3 percent
- Reading: 0.5 percent
Smartphone users may constantly debate which operating system is supreme, but we see clear differences between the ways consumers use their phone depending on the operating system that runs it.That's clear from the usage data, above. What's interesting to note is that iPhone owners use their phone 26 minutes more per day, which adds up to over 50 percent more than Android users.