Reasons for shopping on the computer versus mobile device according to U.S. online shoppers as of October 2014

Reasons for U.S. shoppers to prefer desktop to mobile retail 2014 This statistic presents the most common reasons for U.S. online shoppers to use a computer for online shopping instead of a mobile device. According to an October 2014 study, 34 percent of respondents cited difficulties with viewing product information as one of the key reasons.
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Share of respondents
Can't get clear or large enough image of the product43%
Product information cannot be easily viewed34%
Hard to compare products31%
Concern about giving my credit card information over a mobile connection30%
Product description is shortened on mobile devices23%
Slow connection speeds or lack of internet connectivity21%
Share of respondents
Can't get clear or large enough image of the product43%
Product information cannot be easily viewed34%
Hard to compare products31%
Concern about giving my credit card information over a mobile connection30%
Product description is shortened on mobile devices23%
Slow connection speeds or lack of internet connectivity21%

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This statistic presents the most common reasons for U.S. online shoppers to use a computer for online shopping instead of a mobile device. According to an October 2014 study, 34 percent of respondents cited difficulties with viewing product information as one of the key reasons.
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Release date
March 2015
Region
United States
Survey time period
February to October 2014
Number of respondents
US n 3,827
Special properties
Digital buyers
Method of interview
Online survey

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