Encryption matters a lot when you have a lot of data on your devices and you simply don’t want to get robbed of it. Many people just neglect security, all they want is that their devices should work. Especially in India, people always have one response when asked about their smartphone’s security, “Who’s going to steal it? Don’t imagine things.” And the reality is that theives steal phones not because they want the data on it, but because they want the phone itself. The phone is more valuable than the data on it.
Since a few weeks, I’ve heard many reports of phones getting stolen in our college. And as a matter of fact, they were all high-end phones like, for example, the OnePlus One. And not even one phone has been found yet. *sigh*