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Asked what phone theywere going to buy next, 65% said an Apple (AAPL) iPhone, 19% said a Google (GOOG ugg bailey button ) Android, 6.5% said “not asmartphone,” 6% said “I don’t know,” and 2.5% said a Research in Motion (RIMM) Blackberry.
51% of respondents who planned on making the iPhone ugg bailey button theirnext smartphone (whether current iPhone users or not) said they were waiting for theiPhone 5.
94.2% of iPhone users plan to buy an iPhone for their next phone,improving upon last year’s rate of 93%. If you throw in half of the 2.9% of iPhone owners who were still unsure, the re buy rate rises to nearly 95.7%.
Android phones were measured at a re buy rate of 60%, up from 47% last year. “While the improvement is a positive sign,” Munster writes, “Android is still losing 33% of current users to theiPhone.
Shown unlabeled scale drawings of an iPhone and aDroid Razr Maxx, 56% preferred the phone with the smaller screen, which makes one ugg bailey button wonder why Apple would want to increase the iPhone 5’s screen size, as rumored.
“The iPhone represents 50%+ of Apple’s revenue,” Muster points out, “making Apple future largely reliant on the su ugg bailey button ccess of the iPhone.”
But he’s not worried. Given the better than 94% re buy rate and the 51% of all phone owners waiting for the iPhone 5, Munster estimates that more than half of his projected 170 million iPhone sales for fiscal 2013 are already, as he puts it, “in the bag.”