Reasons for not buying a smartphone in the U.S. 2012, by age

This graph shows the main reasons for not purchasing a smartphone as stated by non-smartphone cell owners in the United States in 2012. The responses are broken down by age. During the Pew Research Center survey, 17 percent of respondents aged 65 years and older stated that they didn't want to buy a smartphone because they thought they were too expensive.

Main reasons for not purchasing a smartphone in the United States in 2012, by age

18-2930-4950-6465+
Too expensive59%45%32%17%
Need/relevance18%31%38%57%
Smartphones too complicated/hard to use4%6%12%13%
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Source

Release date

November 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 15 to April 13, 2012

Number of respondents

2,254 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

cell phone owners

Method of interview

Telephone interview

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