Text messages are the main reason for having a mobile phone for 43% of adolescents, which explains why the QWERTY keyboard is one of his priorities when choosing a terminal. Second is security for the 35% and keep in touch with friends in third, with 34%.
While last year the main reason for sending SMS was that teens find it funny, this year, 78% do so for their functionality and comfort, in addition to the 22% is easier to make a call and for 20% faster. Voice calls, however, fell by 14% among teenagers, who spend an average of 646 minutes talking on the phone (753 minutes, the girls and 525 boys). Are young people up to 24 years the most used voice calls and over 55 the only age group that is a less than teenagers.
In addition, the major change has occurred in the use of data, because teenagers use their phones for messaging, internet, multimedia, games and downloads, and although they have not attained the adults do in a year have passed 14 MB to 62 MB, the largest growth of all age groups. The strongest growth was seen among adolescent boys, which consume 75 MB, 17 MB compared to last year, while girls consume 53 MB, 11 MB compared to last year. Also download mobile applications has increased considerably compared to last year. Discharges among teenage users who use applications has increased 12% from 24% to 36% from last year. In addition, mobile web access is greater than the use of pre-installed games, downloading ringtones or instant messaging.