Technology: How Indians break their mobile phones

(The article was published in Mid-day based on a study conducted by OnsiteGo) 

Other issues included speaker defects, microphone damage, camera, display problems, software issues and others fragmented across the remaining 63%.

Other issues included speaker defects, microphone damage, camera, display problems, software issues and others fragmented across the remaining 63%.

Men vs Women: Who’s breaking more phones?
Seems like women tend to break their phones more often than men. A new study, conducted by a repair platform, OnSiteGo, found 58% damages coming from women users, but at 42%, men aren’t doing any better either.

58% Breakage pattern

37% Broken screens

While technology advancements like gorilla glass and other screen protection methods such as tempered glass have reduced screen damages, it has emerged as the most vulnerable part in a smartphone with around 37% of repairs done by the company involving damaged screens. A related study found that 36% Indians continue to use their phone with a cracked screen despite cutting their fingers due to the high costs of repairing screens.

Courtesy: Mid-day.com

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