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*What features of your mobile phone do you actually use?
 
*What features of your mobile phone do you actually use?
 
*Which would you prefer on your phone – only speech and text with a very large screen and numbers; or a phone loaded with lots of complex features?
 
*Which would you prefer on your phone – only speech and text with a very large screen and numbers; or a phone loaded with lots of complex features?
*Some phones are starting to offer the possibility of video-conferencing. Would you like to use such a facility?  When would it be useful?
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*A video-conferencing facility is now commonly available on top-range mobile phones. Do you use, or would you like to use such a facility?  When would it be useful?
 
*Some companies are investigating the possibility of putting television programmes on phones.  How would you feel about watching your favourite television programme on your mobile phone?
 
*Some companies are investigating the possibility of putting television programmes on phones.  How would you feel about watching your favourite television programme on your mobile phone?
*Do you ever use your mobile phone to connect to the internet?  What internet features do you use?
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*When do you connect to the internet on your phone?  What internet features do you use?
 
*Consider these features and rate them as very useful, somewhat useful and not particularly useful.
 
*Consider these features and rate them as very useful, somewhat useful and not particularly useful.
 
**GPS.
 
**GPS.
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*Mobile phones are now able to interoperate with other devices such as ATMs and vending machines. Do you think this is useful? How much use would you make of such a service if your operator and bank offered you such a service?
 
*Mobile phones are now able to interoperate with other devices such as ATMs and vending machines. Do you think this is useful? How much use would you make of such a service if your operator and bank offered you such a service?
*Mobile phones now come with different operating systems such as Windows or Android.  What difference, if any, does the operating system make to you?
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*Mobile phones come with different operating systems such as Windows or Android.  What difference, if any, does the operating system make to you?
  
 
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Mobile phones

  • Do you use a mobile phone, and if so, what make of mobile phone do you have?
  • Do you think there is much difference between makes and/or models of mobile phone? Which do you think is the best?
  • How important is your mobile phone in your business and personal life?
  • Do you pay your own bills or does the company pay your calls?
  • Do you send and receive many text messages? Do you use a special “language” for mobile phone text messages or do you use normal language?
  • Young people are said to be developing a much more mobile thumb than previous generations, precisely due to their extensive use of text messaging. Do you think that your thumb has become more dexterous?

Are you an "expert" user, or do you have to look at each key before pressing it?

Use

  • Do you think that mobile phones should be barred from certain areas? Which areas?
  • Do you switch off your mobile when you enter a meeting or a conference? What do you think of people who take calls during meetings?
  • Do you always switch off you mobile when a plane takes off and lands? What would you do if you saw someone using their mobile phone during take off or landing?
  • Some people claim that the radiation from mobile phones causes brain damage. What is your opinion?
  • Do you use a mobile phone while driving? What is the law in your country about this?
  • What is your opinion of hands-free mobile phones?

Features

  • What features does your mobile phone have?
  • What features of your mobile phone do you actually use?
  • Which would you prefer on your phone – only speech and text with a very large screen and numbers; or a phone loaded with lots of complex features?
  • A video-conferencing facility is now commonly available on top-range mobile phones. Do you use, or would you like to use such a facility? When would it be useful?
  • Some companies are investigating the possibility of putting television programmes on phones. How would you feel about watching your favourite television programme on your mobile phone?
  • When do you connect to the internet on your phone? What internet features do you use?
  • Consider these features and rate them as very useful, somewhat useful and not particularly useful.
    • GPS.
    • Camera.
    • Diary function.
    • Radio.
    • MP3 player.
    • Converter feature: (Metric to imperial or dollar to euro, etc.)
    • Gallery of photos.
  • Mobile phones are now able to interoperate with other devices such as ATMs and vending machines. Do you think this is useful? How much use would you make of such a service if your operator and bank offered you such a service?
  • Mobile phones come with different operating systems such as Windows or Android. What difference, if any, does the operating system make to you?

Operator/network

  • Does your operator charge you for establishing a call in addition to the call time? If so, what do you think of the practice?
  • How does the cost of making a mobile phone call compare to the cost of making a call from a fixed line?
  • How easy is it to change operator in your country?
  • What level of service do you get from your company when you have a problem?
  • Have you ever used the roaming service to make calls from a different country? How efficient was it?
  • In 2009 the European Commission obliged operators to reduce charges for calls made between countries in the EU. What do you feel about the government interfering in the free market in this way? Have you ever used the roaming service?

The Big Question

Android or iPhone?

See also