Just in case you don’t think people are actually migrating to the mobile platform for information and entertainment, here are some interesting numbers:
10% of Americans are now considered “mobile centric” – that means, they fully embrace all the functionality of their cell phones.
Mobile TV subscribers are 65% male, and 46% are under age 35.
Think you have privacy? Not anymore. There are 106 million camera phones in the United States (that’s 51% of the population).
35% of online banking households will be doing their banking on their cell phone in less than 2 years.
On the average, 29 million consumers play mobile video games from their cell phone each month, and download 7 million games. And it’s not just teens. Adults, aged 25-34 dominate the mobile gaming world.
Overseas, it’s even more pronounced – there are now more mobile phones in China than the United States has people.
… and finally, which handheld devices are they doing all this on? Palm has retained the number one spot as a leader in mobile devices during the first quarter of this year.
(Information from PC Today magazine).