Survey says: Apple iPhone ‘is going to be a monster’

Apple Store“Apple’s iPhone will be highly sought-after when it debuts in June, according to a new survey,” Patrick Seitz reports for Investor’s Business Daily.

“The combination mobile phone, Internet device and widescreen iPod media player has been the talk of the tech world since Apple Chief Executive Steve Jobs unveiled it in January,” Seitz reports.

Seitz reports, “A survey of tech-savvy professionals by ChangeWave Research to be released Friday indicates that demand will be high for the iPhone. About one in 10 respondents (9%) say they are likely to buy the iPhone once it becomes available. Another 7% say they are likely to buy the iPhone as a gift for someone else. ‘That’s huge,’ said ChangeWave founder Tobin Smith. ‘This is going to be a monster.’

“The survey results indicate a much faster adoption curve than is typical for a consumer electronics product, Smith says. If the iPhone’s performance lives up to consumer expectations, sales should exceed Apple’s sales goals, he says,” Seitz reports.

“In the survey, ChangeWave polled nearly 3,500 people April 4-10. Respondents were members of the ChangeWave Alliance, a group of 10,000 business, technology and medical professionals who work on the frontline of technological change, the pollster says,” Seitz reports.

Seitz reports, “Among likely buyers, 79% say they would dump their existing wireless carrier and switch to AT&T to use the new iPhone, ChangeWave says.”

Full article here.

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

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57 Comments

  1. I DO believe it will be huge and will be a wonderful device…but the 2nd Generation iPhone will be

    1. Cheaper
    2. Have more capacity
    3. Have more features
    4. Be more stable.

    I will wait…

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