Our study of consumer technology trends examines how US households are adjusting their use of mobile devices, wearables, and smart home technology as pandemic restrictions begin to ease. With fewer people working and learning from home, the house is less crowded, and many of the acute challenges we noted in 2021 have subsided to a degree. Consumers can now be intentional about which activities to do virtually and which in-person, and they're reporting that tech-enabled work, school, fitness, and health care—in the right measure—are making their lives better, healthier, and more fulfilling.
Consumers are getting selective about the devices they use, purchasing Wi-Fi extenders to cover the whole house, and upgrading their phones—often to 5G.
More workers have returned to in-person attendance, but consumers don't want to say goodbye to virtual experiences.
Top benefits of virtual doctor visits include ease of scheduling, lowered risk of infection, and the ability to see a professional more often.
Consumers are using wearable data to monitor health indicators such as heart rate and sleep patterns, and to track progress toward fitness goals.
Deloitte’s Connectivity and mobile trends survey reveals satisfaction and confusion around 5G devices. Learn more.
Most of our respondents are strongly in favor of remote or hybrid work, but attitudes toward school-from-home vary based on age. Dive deeper into the survey findings.
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