In two nations, smartphone users now spend over 6 hours each day using applications.

Global smartphone users, including those in India, are edging closer to spending six hours or more each day using apps, while residents of Singapore and Indonesia have now surpassed an astounding 5.7 hours per day.

Smartphone usage in India increased from 3.7 hours in 2019 to 4.7 hours per day on average in 2021, up from 4.5 hours in 2020.

According to recent statistics from mobile app analytics platform App Annie, Indian smartphone users continued to spend more than 4 hours per day using apps in the second quarter of this year, which ended in June.

"Since the actual world has resumed normal operations, the enormous gains in consumer attention made during the lockdown have not been diminished. In fact, users' time spent using cellphones has increased "the research stated.

The research shows that users are now spending more than 5 hours per day using apps in three areas (Indonesia, Singapore, and Brazil).

The survey stated that users now commit to more than 4 hours each day in 13 areas, including Indonesia, Singapore, Brazil, Mexico, Australia, India, Japan, South Korea, Canada, Russia, Turkey, the US, and the UK.

"The areas with rapid expansion are particularly striking. Singapore increased from 4.1 to 5.7 hours during the previous two years. In Australia, 3.6 to 4.9 hours. Both show a 40% increase in time spent, "the research stated.

India accounted for almost 27 billion app downloads in 2021, placing it second among the top 20 mobile markets. The number of hours spent using video streaming applications by smartphone users increased globally in 2021.