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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

RankCityPercentage
1.Dallas76%
2.Los Angeles66%
3.Washington, D.C.64%
4.Philadelphia62%
5.Houston62%
6.San Francisco61%
7.Atlanta60%
8.Chicago57%
9.Boston55%
10.New York48%

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

Tablet Penetration

RankCityPercentage
1.Dallas48%
2.Washington, D.C.43%
3.(tie)Chicago39%
3. (tie)New York39%
4. (tie)Los Angeles38%
4. (tie)Boston38%
5.Philadelphia37%
6.San Francisco36%
7.Houston34%
8.Atlanta30%

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.