Singaporeans can’t live without their mobile phones!

The PC Show 2017 Consumer Survey Results

29 May 2017, Singapore – A survey conducted for The PC Show, happening from 1 – 4 June at the Marina Bay Sands Expo & Convention Centre, has revealed that while most consumers look for computers and laptops during a sale (58.9%), four out of five consumers (86%) say they cannot live without their mobile phones and they’ll replace them every two years, or less (58%).

With the prevalence of mobile phones, 44.9% selected social media apps as the must-have app on their phones. According to the results, social media takes precedence over the news & magazines app category (3.6%).

When it comes to making a purchase for electronic gadgets, 39% selected Quality as a priority and Price as a secondary factor (31%).

Gillian Loh, Project Manager for show organiser Lines Exposition and Management Services, said: “A defining feature of technology is the pace at which it develops and evolves, and with it the consumers buying it! We did this survey to make sure we’re ahead on what the technology needs amongst today’s consumers really are. As the longest running consumer tech show, we are proud to bring the latest gadgets at the best prices to our visitors year on year.”

“Our survey results show that the top deciding factors for making a purchase are quality and price, just what The PC Show is committed to bring for our visitors,” adds Gillian.


About The PC Show
The PC Show 2017 is Singapore's longest running showcase of information technology (IT) and consumer electronics. Visitors to the PC Show 2017 will be able to enjoy some of the best bargains and deals on IT and consumer electronics in Singapore. The Show attracts tens of thousands of visitors every year and generates millions of dollars in sales. Admission is free.

Opening hours for the PC Show 2017 are from 12 noon to 9 pm, Thursday to Sunday, 1 – 4 June.

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