“Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster has been analyzing Twitter comments and polling a group of more than 800 consumers to try to gauge demand for Apple’s iPhone 5,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt reports for Fortune.

“Interest in buying an iPhone 5 in the next three months jumped from 47.7% to 54.9% after it was introduced and has remained above 53%,” P.E.D. reports. “Interest in Google (GOOG) Android phones fell in September (to 35.2% from 39%).”

P.E.D. reports, “Microsoft’s Windows Phone (currently at 6.5%) and Research in Motion’s BlackBerry (4.9%) trail far behind.”

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