Addicted to smartphones or smartphone?

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Zhuo

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Chinese
Hi people,

Can anyone help me confirm which one is the most correct? Or are they both acceptable?

People are addicted to smartphone nowadays. (Here I meant to say "smartphone " in general)
People are addicted to smartphones nowadays.(Here I meant to say "their smartphones" )


Many thanks!
 
  • Chez

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    I think we would only use the plural in both sentences.

    We don't use 'smartphone' in a general way like that.
     
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