Smartphone use while watching TV in the United States 2019

This statistic ranks the most popular smartphone activities of second screen users in the United States while watching TV as of January 2019. During the survey period, it was found that 55 percent of respondents who used their smartphone while watching TV played games while doing so. Checking and responding to e-mails media was the most popular smartphone second screen activity.

Most popular smartphone activities of second screen users in the United States while watching TV as of January 2019

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Source

Release date

January 2019

Region

United States

Survey time period

January 15-16, 2019

Number of respondents

940 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

U.S. adults who use their smartphone while watching TV

Method of interview

Online omnibus survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "How often, if ever, do you do the following activities on your smartphone while simultaneously watching television on a separate device? Please select one option on each row."
Total survey n=1,220

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