Ericsson ConsumerLab in Southeast Asia and Oceania undertook analysis of an online panel study of 500 Malaysian residents aged 16-60 who are daily internet users. This was part of a survey of 43 countries covering a total of 38,000 people carried out by TNS.
[L-R: Todd Ashton, President of Ericsson Malaysia and Sri Lanka & Afrizal Abdul Rahim, Head of ConsumerLab South East Asia & Oceania]
The research data from 2013 shows that among daily internet users, Malaysia smartphone penetration has increased from 47% in 2012 to 63% in 2013 while tablet penetration has increased almost three-fold from 14% in 2012 to 39% in 2013.
A noticeable change is the jump in apps usage from 54% in 2012 to 76% in 2013 among Malaysian daily internet users. Smartphone penetration increased by 16% from 2012 to 2013. [...]