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Dallas Tops the Nation in Smartphone Users

SOASTA, Inc. conducted a Harris Interactive survey of ten U.S. cities and found Dallas leads all cities with 76 percent of respondents saying they owned and used a smartphone.

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    A cloud testing company says its survey shows Dallas has the highest mobile device adoption in the country, beating out San Francisco -- the Silicon Valley home of Apple, Facebook, Twitter -- which comes in No. 6.

    SOASTA, Inc. conducted a Harris Interactive survey of ten U.S. cities and found Dallas leads all cities with 76 percent of respondents saying they owned and used a smartphone.

    Big D even beat out the Big Apple which came in last on the list.

     

    Mobile Device Penetration

    RankCityPercentage
    1.Dallas76%
    2.Los Angeles66%
    3.Washington, D.C.64%
    4.Philadelphia62%
    5.Houston62%
    6.San Francisco61%
    7.Atlanta60%
    8.Chicago57%
    9.Boston55%
    10.New York48%

    Dallas also leads all American cities  when it comes to owning and using a tablet, while Atlanta had the fewest tablet users.

    Tablet Penetration

    RankCityPercentage
    1.Dallas48%
    2.Washington, D.C.43%
    3.(tie)Chicago39%
    3. (tie)New York39%
    4. (tie)Los Angeles38%
    4. (tie)Boston38%
    5.Philadelphia37%
    6.San Francisco36%
    7.Houston34%
    8.Atlanta30%

    SOASTA's survey also found that 97 percent of smartphone users in Dallas were likely to delete or uninstall mobile apps they purchased if they had frequent bugs or crashed constantly.