Now 38% of iPhone sales are to refugees from Android or RIM,” Philip Elmer-DeWitt reports for Fortune. “That’s up from 29% in February.”
“In a survey released to clients Thursday, the Consumer Intelligence Research Partners found that more iPhones were purchased in April by U.S. customers leaving Apple’s competitors than by owners of earlier iPhone models,” P.E.D. reports.
Of the customers who bought iPhones in April, according to CIRP:
• 42% were switching from another smartphone, up from 36% in February.
• Specifically, 38% were coming from either Android or BlackBerry, up from 29%.
Read more in the full article here.
MacDailyNews Take: The tide has turned. People want the real iPhone and the ecosystem that surrounds it. They’re growing tired of inferior approximations and pale imitations.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Dan K.” and “wirehead” for the heads up.]
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