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