iphone users call and text more than regular phone usersAccording to a recent Ofcom study, the UK has become addicted to smartphones with over a quarter of adults and nearly half of all teens now owning a smartphone, while 37 per cent of adults and 60 per cent of teens are ‘highly addicted’ to them. Smartphone users make more calls and texts than regular users – 81 per cent of smartphone users make calls every day compared with 53 per cent of ‘regular’ users.

Apple’s iPhone was the favourite device for 32% of adults, however among teens the Blackberry was the preferred option with 37% of young people choosing it as their device.