Mobile phones have 18 times more bacteria than toilet handles
NOMOPHOBIA is the fear of being without your cellphone or losing your signal
100 000 mobile phones are dropped down the toilet in Britain every year
More people in the world have mobile phones than toilets
China has more internet users on mobile devices than on PC’s
The technology behind smartphones relies on up to 250 000 separate patents
The average person unlocks his or her smartphone 110 times each day
Your mobile phone has more computing power than the computers used for the Apollo 11 moon landing
Over 9 trillion text messages were sent in 2013. That equates to about 1,200 text messages per person on the planet per year.
According to the Guinness World Records, the current fastest texter in the world is Sonja Kristiansen of Norway who was able to text the following message in 37.28 seconds (fastest to date): “The razor-toothed piranhas of the general Serrasalmus and Pygocentrus are the most ferocious freshwater fish in the world. In reality, they seldom attack a human.” If you can beat that time, you might want to give Guinness World Records a call.
The top 5 countries in the world with the most currently active cell phones are: China: 1.2 billion phones; India: 904 million phones; U.S. 327 million phones; Brazil: 276 million phones; and Russia: 256 million phones.
The highest number of active phones per person for a country is Montenegro at 192.5% or nearly two phones per person. The runner up on that list is Hong Kong at 187.9%.
Have you ever used Nokia 1100? Be proud, it was the bestselling electrical gadget in history with more than 250 million pieces sold.
$4000 is the cost of first mobile phone in US, in 1983
More than 90% of adults have their mobile phone within arm’s reach all the time.
70% of mobile phones are manufactured in China.
Around 80% of the world’s population has a mobile phone
More than 4 billion people own mobile phones. But only 3.5 billion use a toothbrush
While Mother’s Day is the busiest for phone calls, Father’s Day is the busiest for collect calls
Cell phones have zero effect on airplane equipment. It is the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) that doesn’t want them to be used on airplanes. It is because when you make a call at 10,000 feet, the signal bounces off multiple available cell towers, rather than one at a time. This means too many airline passenger might clog up the networks on the ground
A study out of Indiana University found that 89 percent of undergrads had experienced a “phantom” vibration, thinking they had felt a phone notification when there wasn’t one.
It’s kind of replacing your boyfriend. According to TIME, 80 percent of 18-24 year old Americans sleep with their phones right beside them, for easy access first and last thing.
90% of all people on Earth have access to a mobile phone –
67% of mobile device owners check their phone regularly – even when they don’t notice their phone ringing or vibrating
75% of Americans admit bringing their phone to the bathroom
23 - the number of days per year spent on your phone
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