[Photo] Over 90% of S. Koreans are smartphone users

Posted on : 2020-01-31 18:10 KST Modified on : 2020-01-31 18:10 KST

Over 90% of South Koreans use smartphones. According to the Korea Communications Commission (KCC), 98% of South Koreans aged 10 to 50 own smartphones. This figure is 85.4% for users in their 60s and 39.7% for those in their 70s. Furthermore, more South Koreans now view smartphones as a daily necessity over TV. In a KCC survey, 63% of respondents chose smartphones as their preferred medium, compared to 32.3% who chose television.

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