Interesting Facts about Lost Mobile Phones

An infographic that gives amusing information about lost mobile phones. Cell phones worth billions of dollars are lost around the globe every year.

Security companies Background Check and Lookout Mobile Security have published interesting information about people losing mobile phones. Sample a fact: 4 mobile phones are lost every day as people accidentally drop them into the Niagara Falls!

  • $7 million worth of mobile phones are lost every day around the world
  • Two third of lose takes place between 9:00pm and 2:00am (drunk people forgetting phones in bars? Or mugging?)
  • During the Cologne carnival; about 30% more phones were lost than within a week!
  • Lookout Mobile Security located mobile phones worth $2.5 billion in 2011. Most of these were Android based and were found within the USA.
  • You should be more careful when you visit apartments, pizza outlets, coffee shops and fast food restaurant as these places are among those where people tend to lose their mobiles!

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