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.

Monday, Oct 21, 2013  |  Updated 12:07 PM PDT
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Dallas Tops the Nation in Smartphone Users

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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

Rank City Percentage
1. Dallas 76%
2. Los Angeles 66%
3. Washington, D.C. 64%
4. Philadelphia 62%
5. Houston 62%
6. San Francisco 61%
7. Atlanta 60%
8. Chicago 57%
9. Boston 55%
10. New York 48%

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

Tablet Penetration

Rank City Percentage
1. Dallas 48%
2. Washington, D.C. 43%
3.(tie) Chicago 39%
3. (tie) New York 39%
4. (tie) Los Angeles 38%
4. (tie) Boston 38%
5. Philadelphia 37%
6. San Francisco 36%
7. Houston 34%
8. Atlanta 30%

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.

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