Analyst: Apple’s iPhone 7 will see 12% growth over iPhone 6s

“Piper Jaffray’s Gene Munster and Douglas Clinton are out with data Monday from a new survey of iPhone users, which they say is reason to be optimistic about the Apple iPhone 7 launch,” Teresa Rivas reports for Barron’s.

“They surveyed 400 users in the U.S. and found that demand was in line with expectations—i.e. that 15% expect to upgrade to the new model this fall and 29% considering upgrading,” Rivas reports. “Approximately two-thirds of iPhone users in the U.S. now fall into the typical two-year carrier upgrade window.”

Rivas reports, “Munster writes that that puts the iPhone 7 cycle ‘flattish’ compared to the iPhone 6 cycle two years ago, implying 12% year over year growth from the 6s.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Hopefully, the iPhone 6s is the last iPhone that Apple will ever handicap with the “‘S’ of death.”

Death to the S!

1 Comment

  1. It’s funny how the consumer perceives a model number variation in a certain way as an undesirable upgrade, or one not big enough (even if it is). I for one welcome our new yearly numerically progressive Overlords, sans the S.

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