In this era of the corona epidemic, the use of smartphones is increasing rapidly. Most of us are in homes, and hence the use of phones has also increased a lot. Talking about India, India ranks third in terms of spending the most time on smartphones. At the same time, Brazil and Indonesia are in first and second place, respectively, who spend the most time on their devices on average.
This information has been given in a new report. Until last year, Brazil was the second country globally with the most smartphone usage, after Indonesia, which now ranks second with an average of 5.3 hours of smartphone users per day.
India Ranks 3rd On Average SmartPhone Usage
India is followed by South Korea (4.8 hours), Mexico (4.7 hours), Turkey (4.5 hours), Japan (4.4 hours), Canada (4.1 hours), with an average daily smartphone usage time of 4.9 hours, as reported by ZDNet. America (3.9 hours) and the UK (3.8 hours) comes. A separate report on global trends by App Annie also highlights growth areas within the mobile app landscape.
Regarding the depth of engagement among the top social networking apps, the study states that WhatsApp has been the most used app in Brazil, with an average of 30.3 hours per month in 2020, compared to 26.2 hours in 2019.
Notably, TikTok usage in Brazil was recorded at 14 hours in 2020 and 6.8 hours in 2019. It is growing faster than Facebook, which was 15.6 hours per month in 2020, while in 2019, it was 14 hours per month. Talking about the time spent on Instagram, in 2020, it was 14 hours, while in 2019, it is 11.5 hours. At the same time, the time of using Twitter has also increased. In 2020 it was recorded at 6.4 hours per month which was 5.1 hours in 2019.
According to the App Annie Trends report, Brazil has seen a 75 per cent year-on-year increase in downloads of financial-related apps in 2020. The average number of hours spent on such apps has also registered a 45 per cent increase over the last year.