When asked to choose a single format they most prefer, 72% of Bible users still prefer to read a physical copy of the Bible. Their preference for print out-numbers their preference for smartphones or tablet app nearly four to one (19%). Less than 5% prefer an online or audio resource. All Bible users, regardless of age, prefer a print version of the Bible. However, 27% of Millennials and 26% of Gen X adults prefer to use their phone or tablet vs. 9% of Boomers and 2% of Elders. Just 15% of whites prefer a smartphone vs. 28% of African Americans, 28% of Asians and 24% of Hispanics. 91% of U.S. Bible users use a physical copy of the Bible while 55% have also used the Internet on a computer to read Bible content, 56% searched
for Bible verses or Bible content on their phone and another 44% have downloaded or used a Bible app on their smartphone.
(State of the Bible 2019, American Bible Society)