2. ANALYSIS

ANALYSIS

1

For my first question, the total number of respondents that I received was 43 persons. 71.4% of them ranged from 18 to 21 years old. 26.2% of the 43 students were around 21 to 23 years old. Besides, 4.8% were about 23 to 25 years old.

2

The second questions is regarding the gender of the respondents. 37 (87.8%) out of 43 students are females while 6 (14.6%) are males.

3

Many of the respondents are degree-holders in UKM, which totals up 100% or 42 persons in total.

4

Based on the pie chart, majority of the 43 respondents, which is 78% or 32 students out of 43 students are from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities. Moreover, 7.3% or 3 students are from the Faculty of Science and Technology. Besides, 14.6% or 6 persons are from the Faculty of Economics and Management.

5

From this chart, the brand for mobile phones that is the most popular among UKM students is the Samsung brand, with 16 students (38.1%) owning mobile phones under that brand. The next mobile phone brand that is the second most popular appears to be Lenovo, with 8 (19%) owning phones under that particular brand. 6 students (14.3%) used phones under the Sony brand. The Asus brand and other brands like Apple received 4 respondents respectively at 9.5%. The Nokia, HTC and Oppo brands each received 2 respondents (4.8%).

6

Majority of the respondents spent an amount ranging from RM501 to RM800 when they first bought their mobile phones, which were 14 or 33.3% out of 43 students. 12 students or 28.6% of the respondents spent above RM1000 when they first bought their mobile phones. 5 students or 11.9% out of 43 respondents spent around RM801 to RM1000 when they first bought their phone. 4 students or 9.5% out of 43 respondents spent below RM100 on their first mobile phone. Besides, 4 students or 9.5% out of 43 respondents also spent around RM100 to RM300 on their first mobile phone. Moreover, 4 students or 9.5% out of the available respondents spent around RM301 to RM500 when they bought their first mobile phones.

7

This question is regarding the reasons the respondents bought the mobile phones that they have now. Majority of the students that is 16 of them or 38.1% decided that they bought their mobile phones as a necessity. Meanwhile, 19% or 8 of the total respondents purchased their phones because of the functions were easy to use and user-friendly. Moreover, 14.3% or 6 out of 43 students bought their current mobile phones now because of their design/look/appearance/colour. Besides, 11.9% or 5 students had chosen their phones because of their features. As for 3 students or 7.1% of the respondents, they bought their phones because of the prices of the phones were either cheap or reasonable at that time. 2 students or 4.8% purchased their mobile phones for other reasons. 1 student (2.4%) had chosen his/her mobile phones because of the current trend while another chose his/her phone because of its brand.

8

32 out of 43 students or 76.2% spent less than RM50 on their mobile data/Wifi per month. As for 9 students or 21.4%, they usually spend around RM50 to RM100 on their mobile data/Wifi each month. Furthermore, 1 person (2.4%) spent around RM100 to RM200 on his/her mobile data/Wifi per month. Another person spent about RM201 to RM300 per month.

9

For this question, 19 students or 45.2% out of 43 students sometimes update their phones or download new apps into their phones. Besides, 15 students (35.7%) seldom update their phones or download new apps into their phones. 7 students or 16.7% of 43 students often update or download new apps into their phones. Moreover, one person (2.4%) always update his/her phone or download new apps into his/her phone.

10

Majority of the respondents which are 23 students (54.8%) place a lot of importance on the quality of their phones’ camera. 12 respondents or 28.6% place moderate importance on the quality of their phones’ camera. Besides, 8 students (19%) place slight importance on the quality of their phones’ camera.

11

From the responses of this question, it is clear that majority of the respondents which are 15 students (35.7%) have mobile phones with batteries that last 6 to 8 hours per day. 11 students or 26.2% have mobile phones with batteries that only last from 4 to 6 hours each day. The amount is similar for those who own mobile phones that have batteries that last above 8 hours per day. The remaining of the respondents which are 5 students or 11.9% have phones that have batteries that only last below 4 hours each day.

12

27 out of 43 respondents or 64.3% use power banks for their mobile phones. Meanwhile, 15 students or 35.7% don’t use a power bank at all.

13

25 students or 59.5% out of 43 students used their mobile phones to communicate with their family members and friends through mobile messaging apps like Whatsapp, WeChat, Facebook Messenger, Telegram, Instagram and others. Besides, 6 students or 14.3% used their mobile phones to surf the Internet. Furthermore, 5 students (11.9%) used their mobile phones to browse through social media networks like Facebook, Twitter and Linkedln. In addition, 3 students (7.1%) used their mobile phones for texting and calling while another 3 used their mobile phones for other purposes.

14

17 students out of 43 respondents or 41.5% expect high quality features if they were to buy a new mobile phone. Furthermore, 7 students (17.1%) expect their new phones to be comfortable to use and have an interesting design/appearance/look. Another 7 students expect their phones to have easy functionality. In addition, 4 out of 43 students or 9.8% would buy new mobile phones as a necessity. 3 students (7.3%) expected their new mobile phones to have many apps. Meanwhile, 2 students or 4.9% expect their new mobile phones to be at a reasonable or cheap prince. Besides, 1 students (2.4%) expects his/her new phones to have a cheap or reasonable mobile data plan.

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