51% Of Older American Buy Tech Products: AARP

Older Americans are increasingly attracted to new technology, according to a new national AARP survey.

More than half (51%) of older Americans say they bought some type of tech product during the last year.

The top purchases were smartphones (23%), smart home technology (12%), computer or laptop (12%), smart television (11%) and wearable devices (7%).

People aged 50 and older use wearable technology, smartphone technology and smartphones at about the same pace as younger adults, according to the study, comprising a survey of 2,600 U.S. adults weighted to reflect the demographics of Americans over 50.



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