What's the single most important thing for singles in India? Mobile phones!

  • IANS, New Delhi
  • Updated: Dec 10, 2014 13:39 IST

If one goes by a survey, most single Indians can't do without their mobile phones.

The survey, by online matrimony platform www.shaadi.com, was conducted on a total of 6,500 respondents in the age group of 23 to 35 years, to understand how crucial a mobile phone is for unmarried men and women.

An astonishing 84.6% people, when asked if they can live without their mobile phones, said "no, life is impossible for them without their mobile phones". On the other hand, 7.3% replied "they can live without their mobile phones" and 8.1% said "may be".

Asked why they prefer using smartphone apps, 64.5% said "mobile phone apps make life easier". As many as 23.1% said "it saves time", and 12.4% replied "it’s personal".

“The survey interestingly highlights the importance of the mobile app in everyday life,” Gourav Rakshit, chief operating officer, Shaadi.com, said in a statement.

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