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Lost Phones


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Lookout takes a look at where phones are lost around the world.

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Lost Phones

  1. 1. WHERE DO PHONESGET LOST?Mobile Lost and Found Around the WorldBy Lookout, Inc
  2. 2. Lookout estimated that lost andstolen phones cost U.S.consumers $30 billion in 2012Source: 2012 Mobile Lost and Found Report, Lookout, Inc.
  3. 3. It’s not a matter of whether you’llmisplace your phone. It’s a matter ofwhen and where…Which depends on where you
  4. 4. What Are the Odds?In the U.S., people lose a smartphone aboutonce a year.Phones are more often lost at night. Two-thirdsof phone loss happens between the hours of 9p.m. and 2 a.m. local time. One of the topplaces to lose your phone at is a bar. (Hmmm,we wonder how that happens…)
  5. 5. Most Common Places to Lose YourPhone in the U.S.Coffee shopsOfficesBarsRestaurantsGas stations or
  6. 6. Most Popular Places to Lose YourPhone, East vs. West• Historic site• Restaurant• Convenience store• Park• Ramen or noodle house• Hotel• Men’s store• Office• Electronics store• Train Station• Fast food restaurant• Gas station or garage• Grocery or supermarket• Coffee Shop• Video Store• American restaurant• Department store• Automotive shop• Pizza Place• Deli or bodegaTokyo
  7. 7. It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year(to Lose Your Phone)More phones are lost during festivals andcelebrations. During Christmas, more than $11million dollars worth of phones were lost.During the week of Carnival (aka Mardi Gras),more phones were lost around the world thanduring your average parade-less, bead-lessweek. Party-goers in Cologne lost 30% morephones and in Paris, 72% more phones
  8. 8. Top U.S. Cities for Phone Loss• Philadelphia• Seattle• Oakland• Long Beach• Newark• Detroit• Cleveland• Baltimore• New York• BostonMany of these cities are also in thehighest ranks of the FBI’s crime stats.— @lookoutMake sure you can findyour phone if you lose it.Download LookoutMobile
  9. 9. Keep in touch with Lookout@lookout/mylookoutblog.lookout.comcontact@lookout.comWANT TO KNOW MOREABOUT LOST PHONES?