58% Of Members Of The U.S. House Of Representatives Have An iPhone, 23% Have A BlackBerry

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NBC News did a feature last week about the smartphone preferences of members of Congress. Specifically, they looked at which OS the House of Representatives used most. Part of the results were predictable, while another part might surprise you.

Both Democrats and Republicans favorited the iPhone by a large margin. No big surprise there. What is surprising, however, is the second place choice: BlackBerry. 21% of Republicans and 25% of Democrats still use a BlackBerry. Even more surprising, considering the national average: just 4% of Congress uses Android. Any guesses why that might be?

If you’re curious, here are the latest numbers showing smartphone market share for the U.S. as a whole.

[Source: NBC News]


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