A similar trend can be observed in the UK where the usage of electronic devices is high, particularly for mobiles, smartphones, TVs and computers. Positive indications also emerge in the Netherlands, where consumers reported to know the universe of devices and appliances well through owning smartphones, laptops and tablets. Smartphones, laptops and mobile are also leading the market in Italy, with the share of the adult population owning a technologic device ranking mobile phones as the most prominent device.
Mobile devices are quite widely used for business reasons as well as for personal purposes. The diffusion of mobile devices is well spread across different professions. Italians in particular seem to enjoy the benefit of mobile devices, using them to recover productivity and boost work performance.