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- Apple’s iPhone is more popular than ever among US youngsters, in response to a ballot.
- Just one in each 10 American teens makes use of an Android or an iPhone different telephone.
- It’s unhealthy information for Android OEMs making an attempt to draw future consumers.
The knowledge stems from a semi-annual survey performed within the US, polling 7,000 teens throughout 47 states with a median age of simply over 16. 88% of those teens say that they personal an iPhone, whereas an additional 90% of the youngsters imagine an iPhone shall be their subsequent smartphone. Both figures are all-time highs, too.
Apple’s recognition among teens isn’t too shocking. According to an earlier report, one in each two telephones offered in North America in 2020 was an iPhone. Per a survey in March, loyalty in the direction of Apple merchandise within the US has additionally hit an all-time excessive, whereas Android OEMs continued to drop. Overall, Apple simply had a killer 2020.
Piper Sandler’s survey additionally highlighted Apple’s robust grip in different classes. Apple Pay is the highest digital cost technique among the polled teens, trumped solely by bodily money.
With such dominance within the US, it appears unlikely that any Android OEM will break Apple’s smartphone dominance. Using an Android telephone in a crowd of iPhone-toting buddies additionally has its issues, green bubble discrimination included. This knowledge is simply relevant to the US, although. The likes of Samsung and Huawei nonetheless dominate in different areas of the globe. But it wouldn’t be a stretch to think about Apple’s command persevering with in its house area.