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Americans Spend More Time On Smartphones Than Watching TV

June 5, 2019

Via: Pymnts

New data shows that, for the first time, U.S. adults will spend more time using their mobile devices this year than they will watching TV.

According to eMarketer, the average American will spend three hours and 43 minutes on mobile devices this year, just above the three hours and 35 minutes spent watching television. Of the time spent on mobile, consumers will spend two hours and 55 minutes on smartphones, a 9-minute increase from 2018.

Last year, time spent on mobile was at three hours and 35 minutes, while time spent watching TV stood at three hours and 44 minutes.

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