• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2018, Volume: 11, Issue: 23, Pages: 1-6

Original Article

Comparative Analysis of Mobile Phone Usability for Younger and Older Adults


Objectives: This effort is part of research work that aims to propose common guidelines of mobile phone usability for younger and older adults. Methods/ Statistical Analysis: This study provides the comparative analysis of mobile phone usability for younger and older adults. The data was collected from 30 users through questionnaire method; in which 15 were younger adults while remaining 15 were older adults. Simple mobile phone was used in this user study because of their popularity and usage in Pakistan. Findings: Few interaction problems of both age groups have been identified in this study which may lead to proposing guidelines onwards. Application/Improvement: The proposed guidelines based on this research can tackle the usability issue, which arises while designing mobile phones because users have to access various functionalities through small interface. It will help to improve the user experience in younger and older adults. 

Keywords: Mobile Phone Usaility, Older Adults Mobile Phone Usage, Usability Components, Younger Adults Mobile Phone Usage, 


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