That’s right, if your mobile site doesn’t load within THREE seconds 60% of visitors will abandon it. And, seeing how we’re not a very patient society anymore, 57% of mobile users will only give your site an extra two seconds (bring the grand total up to five) to load before aborting the mission. (According to data pulled from a Compuware survey). And if your site is slow just once it doesn’t matter, the damage has already been done. Need some more convincing? Check out this infographic to find out why load testing is so important.
And remember, your mobile site doesn’t need to load well only in the lab. It has to work out in-the-wild … because apparently 67% of people use their smartphones on a date (and they’re probably in the middle of a crowded restaurant). From Tatango: