This lens provides a top-level overview of technology users based on the devices they use.
Few users use only one type of connected device, whether it is a smartphone, tablet, PC, or game console. Instead, most users actively use a combination of connected devices. This TUP lens details device penetration, device combinations of key devices, and their many devices’ activities.
Summary of subjects covered in the Devices lens
|Subjects||Examples of TUP Questions Answered|
|Usage Profile||Total hours using devices, User segment, ISP|
|Key Devices||Key devices used, such as any Smartphone, any Desktop, any Game Consoles, and others|
|Overall Devices||Number of devices by operating system|
|Device #1-Device #5||Details about the first 5 connected devices in active use – Smartphones, PCs, Tablets, or Game consoles|
|Units||Number of devices used in last 90 days, by form factor (PCs, Desktop PCs, Smartphones, etc.)|
|Device Activities||The activities across all devices as well as by each device number|
Recent findings from the TUP Devices lens
- Trends in technology ecosystems
- Purchase plans for smartphones and tablets by OS, country, and age
- Dominant tech device brands [MetaFAQs]
- Americans have big plans for tech purchases [MetaFAQs]
- It’s a multi-ecosystem world [TUPdate]
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