Singapore records the highest smartphone penetration in the Asia Pacific region, according to the latest data from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism. Over nine-tenths of Singaporean adults use a smartphone, compared to just over one-half in Japan. All other markets saw smartphone penetration above four-fifths.
Australia is the only market where more than 50% of adults use a tablet, with Hong Kong close to the one-half mark at 47.8%. Japan leads in desktop/laptop penetration at over four-fifths while South Korea is marginally behind at 78.9%.