“In an interview with CNBC’s ‘Squawk on the Street’ on Monday, Gazelle co-founder and CEO Israel Ganot revealed that phone trades are up about 180 percent since Samsung announced its new flagship Galaxy S4,” AppleInsider reports. “Most of that increase has been driven by customers who already own Samsung phones, he said.”
“The details from Ganot support figures cited by Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller last week,” AppleInsider reports. “Apple’s own research has found that four times as many iPhone users switch away from Android, when compared to Android users who have left the iPhone.”
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