It’s interesting to me while there is only one iOS device, or two if you count iPhone 4 and the iPhone 4S, the iPhone continues to be the most popular smartphone market. Not only is the iPhone the most popular smartphone around, but it’s also continuing to lure in people who were previously using Android or RIM devices.
A recent survey was conducted by Consumer Intelligence Research Partners and it found that 42% of people who purchased the new iPhone in April were coming from other smartphones. That number is up from 36% in February.
Delving deeper into the numbers, 38% are coming from either an Android or a BlackBerry smartphone. That number is up from 29% previously. 34% of people who purchased in April were upgrading from earlier iPhone models and 24% were switching from of feature phones are buying their first mobile phone.
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