Survey: Tablet Ownership Up, but Laptops Remain No. 1

September 24, 2015

The laptop continues to be the go-to device for students, whether for educational or personal use, according to a new survey conducted by Harris Poll and sponsored by Pearson. The 2015 Student Mobile Device Survey found 54 percent of surveyed students said they learn best on a laptop, and 48 percent said they enjoyed their laptop the most out of all the devices they own. Tablets placed second on both questions, with 16 and 21 percent, respectively. Tablet ownership also posted the only statistically significant growth from 2014, increasing from 45 to 52 percent this year. Harris Poll surveyed 1,211 college and graduate school students earlier this year. The full report is available through Pearson.

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