Types of information sought using search engines via smartphone

This statistic depicts the variety of information smartphone users search for via smartphone. Amongst these searches, dining and navigational enquiries were amongst the most frequently accessed types with both 51 percent of frequency.

Which of the following types of information do you look for using a search engine on your smartphone?

Types of information sought using search engines via smartphone
News57%
Dining / restaurant information51%
Navigational51%
Entertainment49%
Shopping47%
Sports40%
Games and activities37%
Food info (e.g. recipes)36%
Technology32%
Travel31%
Finance26%
Medical26%
Business info, products or services24%
Health & fitness23%
Educational22%
Automotive17%
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Source

Release date

April 2011

Region

United States

Survey time period

4th quarter 2010

Number of respondents

4,902 respondents

Age group

18-64 years

Special properties

Smartphone owners who use their phone for internet access

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