Every child in the United States wants a smartphone. And almost half of them have one, according to their parents. Our new survey shows that a smartphone is typically the primary device of children under the age of 18.
Around one-third of kids use tablets primarily, and one in 10 use a laptop. This data is part of what we found in an extensive tech-parenting survey conducted from May 20 to 23, 2022.
The 1,079 survey respondents were all adults over age 18, and they had to be parents of one or more children under the age of 18.
Though smartphones are pegged as the primary device, children generally use more than one product. When we asked which of the following children use and let people click more than one option, the numbers shot up for each device type, but the order stayed the same: smartphones, tablets, and laptops are used most, in that order.Read more on pcmag.com