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Losing a smartphone can be very unfortunate event in a person life. However, the chances of losing your smartphone are quite big. According to some reports in the USA alone there $30 billion worth of smartphones lost every year. In fact, this unpleasant phenomenon of losing smartphones has prompt the website backgroundcheck.org to create an infographic which summarise the information from a researched conducted by MyLookout.com regarding this problem.
You can see the whole inforgraphic at the end of the post. However, it is worth pointing out few interesting facts from that research. For example, did you know that there are more than $7 billion worth of smartphones lost each day around the world? It may sound like a lot but those are the facts. The most likely time of the day in which to lose your smartphone is during the night between 9 p.m. and 2 a.m.
Despite the fact that you are more likely to lose your smartphone during this time frame of the day, this doesn’t always happen in a pub or a night club. In US you are more likely to lose your smartphone in a coffee shop, a restaurant or even in the church than in night club. In London, however, the most likely place where people can lost their smartphones is the pub followed by the office, then the supermarket and in the public transport. Londoners are likely to lose at least one smartphone in a period of 12 months, while people living in Amsterdam are more likely to lose 2 smartphones for the same period.
As for the period of the year during which people are most likely to lose their smartphones Chirstmas and New Year are most dangerous. Around $11 billion and around $14 billion worth of smartphones were lost on Chirstmas and New Year respectively.