Three out of four iPhone 4 owners are ready to exchange their device for an iPhone 5, CNET reports citing TechBargains. According to a survey by TechBargains, 74 percent of iPhone 4 users are going to upgrade to the next generation of iPhone.
Interestingly, 32 percent of the surveyed respondents who do not currently own smart phones chose the flagship smartphone from Apple.
In terms of results among owners of other models, they are as follows: 71 percent - iPhone 3GS, 64 percent - iPhone 4S, 38 percent - Blackberry and 22 percent of smartphone owners on Android platform plan to ditch their phones in favor of the iPhone 5.
10 percent of respondents are willing to queue up for an iPhone 5 as soon as the model goes on sale, 35 percent plan to buy a phone through an online store as soon as it is available, and 55 percent of respondents do not yet know exactly when they will buy a new phone.
Most people (65 percent) said they would buy an iPhone 5 to upgrade their phone model. 28 percent just want to buy the latest product, and 14 percent are looking to move from Android to Apple.
Why do people choose the iPhone 5?
Among the advantages of the iPhone 5:
93 percent - gave their vote for a long time of work, 90 - allocated a faster processor, for 83 it is important to support 4G LTE, and 76 percent of respondents like the large screen size.
When asked about possible design differences, 79 percent are confident that the screen will be larger, and 68 percent believe that the body of the smartphone will become thinner and lighter.
Discussing the possible cost of a new smartphone, 51 percent of those surveyed believe that the starting price of the new iPhone will be $ 199, like the iPhone 4S. 20 percent are confident that the smartphone will cost $ 249, and about 20 percent say the starting price will stop at $ 299.
1,332 respondents took part in the survey.
As a reminder, Apple today sent out official invitations to a special media event featuring new Apple products, including the iPhone 5.