News Poll Reveals Brits are so addicted to phones and tablets that they can’t even get off them on Christmas Day!
Poll Reveals Brits are so addicted to phones and tablets that they can’t even get off them on Christmas Day!
Posted on by Tim Gomersall
• More than 9 of 10 of parents with young children wish their families spent less time on phones and tablets on Christmas Day, and more time having shared digital experiences together as a family.
• Half of 16-24 hours olds say they play music on their headphones on Christmas Day because they’re nervous about spending so much time with parents and other relatives.
• ROXi’s is a unique “Made-for-TV” music entertainment system with a simple mission – to get families off their phones to enjoy music, karaoke, games and radio – together. Available for £99.95 from buyroxi.com.
25th December 2019 – A poll of 2,000 UK consumers published today by British music entertainment system ROXi reveals concerns about smartphone and tablet use are so extreme that 65% of Brits say their families spend too much time isolated from one another on smartphones and tablets on Christmas Day.
93% of parents with children under 14 wish their families spent less time on phones and tablets on Christmas Day, and would prefer they spend more time having shared digital experiences together as a family.
Young people so scared of spending time with family that they turn to their headphones Half (50%) of 16-24 year olds say they play music at home on their headphones on Christmas Day because they’re nervous about spending so much time with parents and other relatives.
Christmas Day family listening
The good news is that families to do also listen to some music together.
83% of Brits listen to over an hour of music together with family on Christmas Day and 55% listen for over 2 hours of music together on Christmas Day.
ROXi CEO Rob Lewis said: “We’ve known for a long time that families spend too much time on mobiles and tablets every day. This new poll published today the tablets and phones are ruining Christmas too. A day that is supposed to be about shared joy and togetherness is all too often about social media, mobile phones, tablets and hiding behind headphones. It is time to get our families off personal devices and instead listening, singing karaoke, dancing and playing together.”
ROXi is the best value music entertainment experience at Christmas – and all year round. For this the consumer gets the ROXi console, the wireless controller, Unlimited Music with 35 million songs, Voice Commands, Karaoke, music games, Worldwide Radio, yoga and meditation and a free 1-Year Premium Music Pass for just £99.95. Available now from buyroxi.com.
*CensusWide Research Poll commissioned by ROXi in November 2019. Sample: 2,004 UK internet users.
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Notes to Editors:
ROXi is the innovative British upstart brand creating unique music products, content and services focused on shared music entertainment experiences for the family home. An antidote to small screen and social media addiction in the family home, ROXi’s innovative ‘made for TV’ music entertainment system provides Unlimited Music with ad free streaming access to over 40 million songs, 1000’s of karaoke tracks, 1,000’s of Sing with The Stars tracks where you singalong to the original song with the artist, Name The Song music trivia games, access to over 10,000 Worldwide Radio stations, and a therapeutic Sound Machine for yoga and meditation. www.buyroxi.com
Tim Hadley – Communications Director – ROXi