“Already on track to capture nearly half of the smartphone market in 2014, Apple could dramatically expand the iPhone’s customer base at Android’s expense by adding a new model with a larger display, according to a survey released Tuesday by the investment arm of the Royal Bank of Canada,” Sam Oliver reprots for AppleInsider.
“After speaking with some 4,000 consumers, RBC Capital Markets found that of those planning to purchase a smartphone from Apple’s rivals this year, 35 percent would instead choose an iPhone if they could have a display larger than the 4-inch part found on the iPhone 5 series,” Oliver reports. “The numbers were revealed in a note to investors from RBC analyst Amit Daryanani.”
Oliver reports, “74 percent of those polled are aware of Apple’s upcoming iPhone refresh, and 40 percent said that a new generation of hardware would prod them to change devices.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Dan K.” and “Judge Bork” for the heads up.]
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