94% of Indian Smartphone users access internet on their mobile

A recent eBay India Mobile Commerce survey indicated that  around 94% of the smartphone users in India access internet on their mobile. The key findings of the survey conducted with over 4500 eBay India users in May 2012 are:

  • around 64% of smartphone users have upgraded to 3G services
  • about 80% of users are always on the internet
  • over 84% of users accessed the mobile internet at home
  • around 66% of users accesses the mobile internet at work
  • about 55% users accessed the internet while waiting for their friends
  • emails and social networking are the most searched categories
  • around 70% of the users access online shopping sites
  • over 87% users compare Product Prices online
  • 57% of users check prices online before they shop in a mall or a store
  • over 30% of users have stated that they always find better deals online & 49% have stated that they ‘Mostly’ find better deals online
  • 68% of users have made an online purchase using their smart phone
  • 68% of mobile internet users have bought gadgets on their smart phone
  • about 40% users have bought clothes & footwear on their smartphone
  • around 34%  have used their smart phones to buy books
  • 40 % of smartphone users prefer Samsung & Nokia while 17% users prefer iPhone

via: indiainfoline

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