Dallas Tops the Nation in Smartphone Users

SOASTA, Inc. conducted a Harris Interactive survey of ten U.S. cities and found Dallas leads all cities with 76 percent of respondents saying they owned and used a smartphone.

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    A cloud testing company says its survey shows Dallas has the highest mobile device adoption in the country, beating out San Francisco -- the Silicon Valley home of Apple, Facebook, Twitter -- which comes in No. 6.

    SOASTA, Inc. conducted a Harris Interactive survey of ten U.S. cities and found Dallas leads all cities with 76 percent of respondents saying they owned and used a smartphone.

    Big D even beat out the Big Apple which came in last on the list.

     

    Mobile Device Penetration

    Rank City Percentage
    1. Dallas 76%
    2. Los Angeles 66%
    3. Washington, D.C. 64%
    4. Philadelphia 62%
    5. Houston 62%
    6. San Francisco 61%
    7. Atlanta 60%
    8. Chicago 57%
    9. Boston 55%
    10. New York 48%

    Dallas also leads all American cities  when it comes to owning and using a tablet, while Atlanta had the fewest tablet users.

    Tablet Penetration

    Rank City Percentage
    1. Dallas 48%
    2. Washington, D.C. 43%
    3.(tie) Chicago 39%
    3. (tie) New York 39%
    4. (tie) Los Angeles 38%
    4. (tie) Boston 38%
    5. Philadelphia 37%
    6. San Francisco 36%
    7. Houston 34%
    8. Atlanta 30%

    SOASTA's survey also found that 97 percent of smartphone users in Dallas were likely to delete or uninstall mobile apps they purchased if they had frequent bugs or crashed constantly.