Second screens: usage frequency while watching TV in the UK 2013, by device

This statistic displays the frequency of second screen usage while watching TV in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2013. Laptop usage was most frequent. Of respondents who used a laptop while watching TV, 59 percent reported doing so every day.

How frequently do you use the following device(s) at the same time as watching TV?

Every dayAt least once a weekAt least once a monthLess frequently than once a monthOther/Don't know
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Release date

July 2013


United Kingdom

Survey time period

June 2013

Number of respondents

n (laptop/notebook) = 1,094; n (smartphone) = 1,005; n (tablet) = 409

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

those who normally have device when watching TV*

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Base is not all those who own devices.

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