Mobile & Wireless Slideshow: The Mobile Worker: An Inside Look

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 08-29-2012

55%

The majority of respondents - 55 percent - admit to traveling with three to four mobile devices.

55%

Smartphones

As one might expect, smartphones were picked as the most likely mobile products to bring on business trips. The devices were brought along on three-quarters of all business trips.

Smartphones

65%

A whopping 65 percent of respondents say they bring tablets with them on business trips - this a mere two years after Apple's iPad popularized the form factor.

65%

68%

68 percent of respondents say that they use a tablet more often than a laptop when travelling.

68%

43%

Music players tagged along on 43 percent of trips, beating out laptops, which were only brought along on 32 percent of trips.

43%

Always On

More than half of respondents say that as soon as their plane lands, they turn on their smartphones. Over one in 10 respondents admit to never turning their handsets off while in the air.

Always On

90%

What do people do most with mobile devices? 90 percent of respondents say it's all about checking e-mail.

90%

75%

Three-quarters of respondents say that they bring mobile devices along to surf the Web and browse social networking sites.

75%

73%

73 percent of respondents say that they bring along mobile devices because they want to stay in communication with the office.

73%

60%

60 percent of respondents say that traveling with their technology "makes their lives significantly easier and more convenient."

60%

66%

Two-thirds of respondents say that they like to use mobile devices to video chat or conference call with family while on business trips.

66%