According to Gallup research, there are major generational differences in the ownership of certain consumer electronics. For example, 88% of 18-29 year-olds have smartphones, compared with 25% of people over 65. Tablets are much closer at 34% and 25% respectively, yet there is still a 9% difference. On the other hand, 41% of young buyers own a VCR, while 74% of seniors opt for the aging technology. View a chart of all 14 devices Gallup measured.