Experts: In 2012, Americans risk losing their mobile phones for $ 30 billion
According to the statistics of Lookout, U.S. residents at risk of losing in the 2012 mobile phones worth more than $ 30 billion. In 2011, according to investigators, the Americans lost about 9 million smartphones (approximately one every 3.5 seconds, the phone).
The average resident of the United States every year, losing phone worth $ 250. At the same time in some cities a chance of losing your mobile device is much higher than in others. Thus, a person who lives in Philadelphia, losing your smartphone to four times more likely than the resident of Chicago.
Philadelphia became the leading city in the United States lost phones in 2011. The second and third place Seattle and Oakland, respectively. Next, in descending order are Long Beach, Newark, Detroit, Cleveland, Baltimore, New York and Boston.
Statistics based on a survey of 15 million users, also shows that the most frequent cause of loss of any mobile device is a habit. However, the most frequent loss of place and time is a cafe and bar from 9 pm until 2 am local time.