iPhone Beats Android In Mobile Game Use

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iPhone users spend nearly twice as much time playing games on their handsets as the average mobile gamer, and about 50% more than Android users. New user data from Nielsen shows that iPhone owners, on average, played games 14.7 hours in the last 30 days compared to an industry average of 7.8 hours.

Google’s Android platform was second to the Apple device, at 9.3 hours a month. People with Windows Phone 7 devices, feature phones and BlackBerry handsets lagged behind, each playing about games about 4.5 hours a month.

The findings are based on Nielsen’s (mostly online) survey of 20,000 to 25,000 mobile consumers each month. Read more

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