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New Study Shows iPhone Interest is Plunging
Mobile Devices
Written by Daniel   
Monday, 04 October 2010 17:33

From Daily Tech

Nearly as many smart phone buyers now want an Android phone as want an iPhone.

Android has posted incredible growth since last year.
Google's OS also rivals the iPhone's iOS in satisfaction these days, as well.
Android is winning consumers' hearts, has now pulled neck-and-neck with Apple

 



When the iPhone 4 went on sale people were wildly enthusiastic after hearing about the stunning new display, inclusion of video chat, and a host of other new features at Steve Jobs' keynote introduction of the device.  As the phone launched with a slew of quality issues including antenna and proximity sensor problems and began to face superior hardware Android competitors, that enthusiasm has been waning.

According to a new study by ChangeWave, the number of smart phone buyers  intending to buy an iPhone dropped from 50 percent in June to 38 percent in September.  Meanwhile Google Android surged from 30 percent to 37 percent, pulling roughly into a tie with the Cupertino gadget maker.

The news is a huge victory for Android, which two years ago was virtually unknown, with only 1 percent of smart phone buyers in June 2008 saying they wanted an Android handset.

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