October 21, 2019
Mr. Phone, one of India’s fastest-growing technology publication, conducted a survey to understand the modern-day utility of smartphone cameras. The survey was conducted as they took a poll of 20,000 followers on their app and site with demographics 18 to 30 years of age.
Mr. Phone – Infographics on How Indian Millennial’s are Using Smartphone Cameras
Millions of people, who earlier lacked facilities, now have access to smartphones and henceforth the installed cameras, igniting their passion for photography and aiding them in stepping closer to their aspirations. The consistent progress of social media has catalysed millennial's passion for photography as they absorb inspiration online and unfurl further opportunities for smartphone camera users. Eliminating the hassle of a professional camera, its base, stand and other equipment, smartphone cameras have enabled an individual to capture a moment instantly.
The survey further reflected the following:
The camera setup that intrigued the majority of the audience
66% of the people prefer multiple cameras in which triple-camera phones wins by 45% inclination followed by the four-camera setups.
All about the ‘trending’ smartphone
Google wins most popular smart phone camera brand with 49% preference followed by Apple‘s iPhones at 12%.
Talking software is the new cool
2 out of 3 people in the survey suggested that they would like AI in the camera. Around 50% of the users want AI to improve the night mode closely followed by scene detection mode.
5 out of 10 people don't use the AR features on their smart phones and only 18% of the users use pro-mode on a regular basis.
Smartphones taking over
70% of the users do not take more than 10 pictures in a day
45% of the photos taken are of landscapes followed by portraits at 30% and street photos at 23%.
70% of the users feel that GCAM Support is only a good to have whereas 25% feel it’s a must-have.
40% of the users watch/read photography tips online regularly.