COVID-19 impact on tech products purchases in the U.S. 2020

The purchases of tech products by American households fluctuated during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in April and May 2020. Overall, the purchases of different tech products in the beginning of May were at the same rates as they were at the end of March and smartphones and headphones were the most popular products among Americans.

Impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) on purchasing tech products in the United States in March-April, 2020

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Release date

May 2020


United States

Survey time period

March to May, 2020

Number of respondents

1,004 respondents

Special properties

Households that report using tech services

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Which, if any, of the following technology products has your household purchased in the past week? "

Wave 1 = March 27-29, 2020
Wave 2 = April 3-5, 2020
Wave 3 = April 10-12, 2020
Wave 4 = April 17-19, 2020
Wave 5 = April 24-26, 2020
Wave 6 = May 1-3, 2020
Wave 7 = May 8-10, 2020

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