Most popular mobile internet activities according to internet users worldwide as of August 2016, by device

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TabletSmartphone
E-mail69%72%
Using social media sites61%67%
Online banking32%36%
Watching movies/videos online45%36%
Online shopping for goods or services with payments made online32%28%
Downloading files29%31%
Downloading software/applications35%40%
Instant messaging/video calling32%41%
Using online payment systems/wallets25%23%
Online gaming36%31%
Online shopping for goods or services with payments made offline23%19%
Uploading/sharing media25%28%
Buying tickets or booking hotels online21%16%
Online data storage23%22%
Visiting adult websites12%12%
Online gambling/betting11%8%
Visiting online dating websites9%9%
Trading securities/trades online8%6%
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This statistic gives information on the most popular activities on mobile internet devices. During an global online survey in August 2016, 61 percent of respondents stated that they accessed social media sites via tablet device.

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