Philadelphia, Seattle: Top Cities to Lose Your Smartphone

 
 
By Nathan Eddy  |  Posted 2012-04-26
 
 
 

Philadelphia

People living in the City of Brotherly Love lose their phones twice a year, and are most likely to lose them in an auto shop, pizza place or church. Pray tell. Photo Credit: Dan Smith

Philadelphia

Seattle

Seattle dwellers also lose their phones twice a year and are most likely to lose it in a fast food restaurant, followed by a gas station or garage. Photo credit: Jamies

Seattle

Oakland, Calif.

Oakland residents lose (or maybe get their cell phone raided, ha-ha) two times per year on average. The cost adds up to $45 million per year if the phones aren't recovered. Photo credit: Darin Marshall

Oakland, Calif.

Long Beach, Calif.

In Long Beach, residents are likely to lose their phones once a year, on average, costing $47 million (if the phones go unrecovered). Photo credit: WPP Pilot

Long Beach, Calif.

Newark, N.J.

For the residents of Newark, who lose their phone once a year, on average, they might want to set up a passcode to keep snoopers out of their personal information.

Newark, N.J.

Detroit

Motor City denizens are likely to lose their phones once a year, the report found.

Detroit

Cleveland

Cleveland rocks, we know, so much that residents get their phones rocked right out of their hands once a year, on average. Photo credit: Burtcbl

Cleveland

Baltimore

Down in Balamer (say it like a local), residents lose their phones once a year, on average.

Baltimore

New York City

New Yorkers lose a phone once a year, and the top place to lose your phone is a fast food restaurant.Photo credit: Terabass

New York City

Boston

Residents of Beantown lose their phones once a year, on average, though how many of the phones were tossed at passing Yankees fans is still undetermined. Photo credit: Rick Berk

Boston

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