Almost all young Japanese say mobile phones have changed their lifestyles, with nearly one-third of them confessing to spending three hours or more a day on their mobile, a survey says. Of Japanese aged 20 to 40, some 16 percent say they spend three to five hours a day on their mobiles. Nine percent use their phones for five to 10 hours — and four percent spend even more than 10 hours a day.
The recent survey by technical solutions provider Nepro IT Co. Ltd. found that mobile usage has gone up from even a year ago, when one in four young Japanese said they spent more than three hours on their phones. For 40 percent, online shopping was the most popular service available on mobile phones, followed by 38 percent who most enjoyed downloading music. Continue>>