05/05/2014 06:22 BST | Updated 05/05/2014 06:59 BST

iPhone Users 'The Most Likely To Sext', New YouGov Poll Finds

iPhone owners are the most likely to send a sexy text message or "sext", according to a new poll.

A survey by YouGov found that more than 30% of iPhone users had sent an explicit message, compared to 21% of Blackberry users and 17% of those with a Samsung device.


More than 30% of iPhone users have sent a 'sext'

A total 19% of all smartphone users also admitting that they had sent a sext or photo to the wrong person. Of those who had made this mistake, 4% were accidentally sent to a mother-in-law.

Duncan Spencer, managing director of, who commissioned the research, said: "It does seem that iPhone owners are certainly a little more risque when it comes to their mobile communications.

"The moral of the story is that if you are going to send cheeky messages 'check before you sext', otherwise you might find your private photo going viral. There are some things that can never be unseen."

Other smartphone owners have seemingly followed this advice and are more cautious when it comes to the more private side of relationships, according to the poll.

Just 7% of Samsung owners who have ever sent a 'sext' saw it end up in the wrong hands, while 7% of HTC users had seen an explicit picture message sent to the wrong person.

The survey found that 12% of iPhone owners have ended a relationship by text message - double the national average, while more than 13% of HTC owners had been dumped via text message.