Access/purchase intent to PCs, smartphones, and tablets in developed markets in 2016

This statistic presents consumer access to personal computers, smartphones and tablets in developed markets worldwide, as well as their purchase intent in the next 12 months, as of mid 2016. Eighty percent of respondents said they have ready access to smartphones and 28 percent said they were likely to buy a smartphone in the next 12 months.

Personal computer, smartphone and tablet access and purchase intents in developed markets worldwide, as of 2016

Access levelPurchase intent
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Release date

January 2017



Survey time period

May to July 2016

Number of respondents

29,046 respondents

Special properties

Developed countries

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Original question: "Which of the following devices do you own or have ready access to? Which of the following devices are you likely to buy in the next 12 months?"

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