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07-25-2011, 02:06 PM #1
PriceGrabber: 35% of Consumers Likely to Buy iPhone 5 Right Away
The number of so-called early-adopters of iDevices is growing exponentially, according to the fascinating survey results published today by the team at PriceGrabber. Based on a survey of more than 3,000 mobile consumers, better than one-third of respondents said they will scoop up the 5th generation iPhone right away.
35% of consumers in all will buy the iPhone 5 soon - probably within 6 months - after release. 51% revealed they plan to buy the refreshed device within its first full year of availability. 31%, however, said they will definitely purchase the long-awaited smartphone before the end of 2011.
During Apple's third fiscal quarter, Apple sold more than 20 million iPhones - a 142% increase over the same quarter in 2010. Although it's difficult to imagine Apple topping 20 million iPhones in a quarter again, if sales estimates and analyst projections (based on surveys like those of PriceGrabber and others) are correct, Apple may be on pace for subsequent record-setting quarters yet again.
As we reported earlier today, the latest information coming from sources close to AT&T and Apple suggest that it is now all but certain that the iPhone 5 will be released in September, though the official announcement and unveiling of the 5th generation smartphone could come as early as next month.
07-25-2011, 03:03 PM #2
I'll be one of the buyers love my iPhone 4 white but I'm ready for the new iPhone
07-25-2011, 03:14 PM #3
uhhh of course they would buy it right away! Buy it and then sell it for huge profit!
07-25-2011, 03:17 PM #4
I think this is my opportunity to hold off and wait for contract to expire and switch over to Verizon without any penalty. Have to wait and see the differences.
07-25-2011, 04:23 PM #5
I may skip the 5th generation all together since I just got my Verizon iPhone 4 in February, I will just wait until I can upgrade, by then the 6th generation may come out.
07-25-2011, 04:26 PM #6
^^Jobs is not going to like that at all!!!
How dare you break Jobs "Must own it at all cost" marketing tactic
07-25-2011, 04:48 PM #7
Oh, I was expecting WWDC again... so no announcement via a big press conference? Or what? What kind of announcement do you expect?
07-25-2011, 04:51 PM #8
07-25-2011, 06:24 PM #9
I will ONLY buy the iPhone 5 if it is 4G!
07-25-2011, 06:47 PM #10
I'll be preordering mine on day one. Last year, AT&T's pre order blunder didn't make it past day one...
07-25-2011, 07:57 PM #11
35% of consumers will be guinea pigs for the rest of us to determine if this phone is actually worth getting.
07-25-2011, 09:42 PM #12
Well I for one am ready for a new iPhone... I am still using the 3Gs!
07-25-2011, 09:52 PM #13
LOL!!!@ The iPhone5 aka iPhone4(S). I'm going to be making Fun of those whom buy the New iPhone5 aka iPhone4(S). As far as I know..is there ANY design Specs on "THIS NEW Phone" besides a 8MP cam & Faster Processor? And what will those SAME people Do when the 2012 4G iPhone comes out? LMAO..they will be kicking themselves in the ***....while I'm going..WHOA...you got & iPhone5 uh? to bad it's still 3G..lol
07-26-2011, 01:09 AM #14
It Takes One To Know One
07-26-2011, 01:11 AM #15
Started with a 3G skipped 3GS got iphone 4 in april i think I'm gonna continue on this pattern unless my 4 breaks or the world ends
07-26-2011, 03:11 AM #16
am going to get one for tmobile that actually supports 4g!
07-26-2011, 04:54 AM #17
Nope, I will wait for iPhone 6 or 7. Already got my iPhone 4 jailbroken and setup with tethering for my ipad2. Don't feel like having to spend more money this year on another phone. Already own 2 iPhone 3G, 2 iPhone 4s, and two iPad 2s. Just need a MacBook to complete my conversion to Apple (probably won't happen, I ike my PCs).
07-26-2011, 05:30 AM #18
07-26-2011, 06:34 AM #19
I'd love to get the iPhone 5 on release date but sadly I will have to miss this year out again as a) I'm happy with my iPhone 4 and b) I'm rather low on cash and have other personal problems.
07-26-2011, 09:24 AM #20