“Consumer interest in the iPhone 4S is greater now than it was last December, smack dab in the middle of the holiday shopping season.,” John Paczkowski reports for AllThingsD.

“That’s the word from ChangeWave (via Apple 2.0, which surveyed 4,413 consumers about their smartphone purchasing plans),” Paczkowski reports. “Among respondents who plan to buy a smartphone in the next three months, 56 percent said they’ll purchase an iPhone. That’s two percentage points more than ChangeWave’s last survey, taken in December of 2011.”

ChangeWave; Furute smartphone buyers December 2011 vs. March 2012

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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dow C.” for the heads up.]