Basic cell phones/feature phones may be considered passe by some, and yet continue to be a major Connected device for many technology users. To understand the full market, it’s as important to know about those who use Smartphones as those who don’t, especially those who are actively using a substitute.
This chapter includes answers selected to be relevant to Basic cell phones from the many questions in the comprehensive TUP survey. The data in this section splits Basic cell phones by their agreement type, Brand, breadth of activities, and highlights the subscribers for the dominant carriers in each country. The data-rich deliverable is designed for quick recognition of important findings, including statistical testing and indexes comparing values to their national averages. This report results cover many key topics: Phone brands and newness, user and household demographics, technology early adopters vs. laggards), device combinations, details about the usage profile, purchase plans, phone activities, and technology spending.
The MetaFacts TUP syndicated survey, conducted continuously since 1983, is based on the full range of technology users – those who connect to the Internet through PCs, Mobile Phones, Tablets, or Game Consoles. It spans consumers, employees, the self-employed, students, and even users of public/shared devices.
This document includes over 200 pages in PDF and Excel, featuring cross-tabulations which may be used for market sizing, user profiling, benchmarking, and to support many decisions. Please also refer to the many other chapters and sections of TUP.