Smartphone purchase intent among respondents fell 4 percentage points year over year.
College students (aged 18-34) own an average of 6.8 devices each, steady from last year.
Smart phone penetration climbed from 48% in 2011 to 58% in 2012, while tablet ownership rates almost doubled over the same period, going from 14% to 25%.
The poll found that four devices topped the list of consumer electronics that respondents planned to purchase over the next 12 months—smart phones, PCs, HDTVs and tablets.
High-definition televisions had the highest rate of ownership among Millennials at 73%.
One-half (50%) of college students say a big TV is essential for the fun freshman dorm room, and 48% say price is not the most important characteristic to consider when choosing a TV for college.