Mobile device usage behavior parents allowed children Great Britain 2014, by device

Which, if any, of the following does your child use the tablet or smartphone for?

Mobile device usage behavior parents allowed children Great Britain 2014, by device This statistic displays the smartphone and tablet behaviors parents reported their children carrying out in Great Britain as of January 2014. Education and learning activities were much more common among tablet users than among smartphone users, with 76 percent of parents reporting that their children used tablets for educational purposes.
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Which, if any, of the following does your child use the tablet or smartphone for?

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TabletSmartphone
Playing games86%72%
Education / learning76%21%
Browsing online73%51%
Watching videos72%37%
Downloading apps64%71%
Taking pictures or films48%79%
Social networking (e.g. Facebook or Twitter)46%61%
Chatting with friends40%73%
Video chat (e.g. Skype or FaceTime)39%29%
Watching TV38%10%
None of the above0%2%
Don't know0%1%
TabletSmartphone
Playing games86%72%
Education / learning76%21%
Browsing online73%51%
Watching videos72%37%
Downloading apps64%71%
Taking pictures or films48%79%
Social networking (e.g. Facebook or Twitter)46%61%
Chatting with friends40%73%
Video chat (e.g. Skype or FaceTime)39%29%
Watching TV38%10%
None of the above0%2%
Don't know0%1%
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This statistic displays the smartphone and tablet behaviors parents reported their children carrying out in Great Britain as of January 2014. Education and learning activities were much more common among tablet users than among smartphone users, with 76 percent of parents reporting that their children used tablets for educational purposes.
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