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7 facts about Android users: 63% not interested in buying an iPhone (infographic)

0. phoneArena 03 Oct 2012, 04:30 posted on

Android users are a special and varied bunch. First because Android is the most popular smartphone platform…

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posted on 03 Oct 2012, 04:32 15

1. imsickwithphone (banned) (Posts: 76; Member since: 17 May 2012)


OF COURSE!!!

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 07:03 20

25. PhenomFaz (Posts: 1098; Member since: 26 Sep 2012)


I am actually surprised why only 63% not interested in an iphone? shhould be more like 96% (4% margin for error) :))
we buy new devices cuz we got potions...a lot of them plus they're cool :)
better data plans would be nice...although i get awesome coverage in my area!
telemarketers call us cuz they know we are the larger market share so there's no point pitching to the sheepish minority :)

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 08:26 14

30. ZEUS.the.thunder.god (unregistered)


totally agree. if I get an iphone even for free i cant imagine myself using it. i will sell it and buy GNex II :)

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 09:15 7

33. buccob (Posts: 1542; Member since: 19 Jun 2012)


63% of us already have a better package, value, features and choice...

No matter the iPrice.

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 04:37 7

3. whysoserious (Posts: 317; Member since: 20 Jul 2012)


*6 facts, not 7.

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 05:43 3

18. neutralguy (Posts: 1152; Member since: 30 Apr 2012)


Actually, there were 7. PhoneArena, missed out number 3. :)

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 04:38 5

4. tiara6918 (Posts: 1497; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


Never interested, never will...

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 09:04 7

32. teerex42 (Posts: 166; Member since: 14 Jun 2012)


Yeah enjoy your small screen and inferior technology..hmmm let me count the ways ur iphone aint crap. Can't bump phones to share, no nice big super amoled HD screen which is more vibrant and colorful.. no smart stay technology where ur phone screen stays on when ur reading....no google maps HAHA BIG fail..no google now search which kicks the s**t out of siri....must I go on!!!!
Total domination for Android and Samsung, LG, Motorola, HTC. I'd buy any of those phones over an iphone!!

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 04:42 8

6. Bogey1953 (Posts: 1; Member since: 03 Oct 2012)


What percentage of iPhone users are interested in buying an Android??

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 05:44 3

19. joey_sfb (Posts: 3119; Member since: 29 Mar 2012)


Zero. Plus an overwhelming sense of SCS - superiority complex syndrome.

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 07:35 1

29. tedkord (Posts: 5117; Member since: 17 Jun 2009)


I know at least one. He said if there were a way to port all of his iTunes content (music, movies, tv seasons, games and apps), he'd go in a heartbeat. I'm sure music can be ported, and maybe video. But no way apps and games.

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 10:31

35. remixfa (Posts: 14067; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


I know a few that are chained to the apps/music they bought. That's part of apple's brilliance in forcing loyalty that has been part of the equation from day 1.

Got to remind your bud that almost all of the apps he has on the iphone, he can probably get for free on android.

Itunes can be converted as long as its not DRM protected. Heck, even then I think there are programs to get around it. Rhapsody can do it I think.

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 11:06

36. Rayvelynn (Posts: 123; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


You can transfer Itunes music to Android, but all that other stuff can't be done since they are two diff OS's. It is nice to dream tho.

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 12:08

44. -box- (Posts: 3862; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


DoubleTwist works for getting most itunes features on Android, from what I've heard

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 04:43 22

7. bloodline (Posts: 693; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)


For me it would be like giving up my freedom and going to jail.

+ Why pay more for less?

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 07:35 3

28. bluexperia (Posts: 40; Member since: 29 Sep 2012)


the 'fruiters' love to do jailbreaking... but first they must go to the jail.... so, they pay to be jailed...

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 04:51 6

10. JunkCreek (Posts: 406; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


Choose Android because of it's flexibility, customization, more tweaks control.

BlackBerry: we must use RIM services to full use of BlackBerry with very limited things to do with the services, another service we pay another, while with iPhone/iPad, all our data stored in Apple and it is hard to export to another device so we "must" still depends on the company.

I want to freely distribute, share and save my things freely regardless the platform. So far I found it from Windows (microsoft), Java based phone (especially Sony Ericsson that had most compactibility of Java base applications) and now Android for it's mimic almost act like mini windows computer.

This is why I prefer Andoid most. Cross Platform is good, we don't have to depend on one thing or one services or one os or one whatever. Compactibility is A MUST, exclusivity is NEEDED FOR PRIVACY ONLY NOT FOR EVERYTHING.

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 05:05

14. ChangMin2012 (Posts: 87; Member since: 14 Apr 2012)


For no.3
We all gotta choose sprint since sprint has all our backs when it comes to 4G LTE
It's the plan with the most sense. :)

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 05:24

16. ChangMin2012 (Posts: 87; Member since: 14 Apr 2012)


The only time I relied on my friends for app discovery when they got me into KakaoTalk and the Pudding Camera. Other than that, I found the rest at the market.

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 05:35 1

17. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2000; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


$1000??? Ummm yea,,,.. I spend over $2000, on imported cellphones and tablets.a year.. fml....

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 06:21 5

23. Danre (Posts: 85; Member since: 02 Sep 2012)


I like the 7th one.( 63% of users are not interested in getting an iPhone whatever the price?)

Because same apply with me. I m never going to be a slave or prisoner.

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 06:57

24. infinitemethod (Posts: 138; Member since: 04 Sep 2012)


I'll goto WP8 before anything. I'd rather just not have a cell phone if the only choice was Apple.

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 09:33

34. rusticguy (Posts: 2828; Member since: 11 Aug 2012)


Wasn't there a pre iPhone 5 article on PA that said 30% wanted to "switch".... once iPhone 5 was launched?

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 11:11

37. DOGIEFRESH (Posts: 302; Member since: 15 Jul 2009)


Never go back to Android again, unless FRAGMENTATION, LAGGIN and UPDATES issues are solved, Android has a lot of potential but as an open platform there's to many hands baking the cake and the result a total mess.......!!!

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 11:44

38. Twashbush (Posts: 47; Member since: 08 Jun 2011)


Dogiefresh have you not looked at any high-end androids in the past year? android 4.1 jellybean kills almost all lagging, as for fragmentation pick a high-end device and chances are 90+% of apps are going to work, some are designed for certain hardware and if that is the case and you know that is an app your interested in get the right hardware period.

Samsung is likely the biggest name in the android device market but I myself perfer the motorola devices over the samsungs in almost all regards (solid non-plastic construction, design, user interface). does my razr maxx on 4.0.4 lag a bit sometimes, yep cause most of the time it's running 3-4 things at the same time which the iphone will not do (downloading a torrent, steaming music, reading stuff on the web, updating apps, playing a game, ) the iphone can run music or nav in the background but not much else

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 11:44

39. JunkCreek (Posts: 406; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


windows had more fragmentation, but eventually, it is resolve. still, ati aren't stand againts nvidia in games but great on laptops/notebooks/netbooks. android only needs time to developed, just like windows 3.0 to 3.1 (cup cake & donut) then windows 95 (eclair) then windows 98 (froyo) then windows 2000-xp (gingerbread 2.2 - gingerbreaf 2.3) go to windows vista (ics) now it is on windows 7 state (jellybean). the stable is the same; windows 98-xp --> android 2.2-2.3 the first stable release; beta launch windows vista --> android ics and then straight upgrade to windows 7 --> android 4.1 jellybean the last the most stable.

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 11:57

40. TROLL (banned) (Posts: 4851; Member since: 13 Apr 2012)


Victor H please specify how was i trolling...

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 12:07

42. -box- (Posts: 3862; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


DoubleTwist

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 12:09

45. -box- (Posts: 3862; Member since: 04 Jan 2012)


Ignore above, somehow my reply on page one got bumped down here... (?)

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 12:48

46. JunkCreek (Posts: 406; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


@-box-

not bumped to page 2, but someone/somepeople had so many reply on their comment, so yours automatically shifted to page 2 because the inserted reply in page 1.

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 14:43

47. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5634; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i'd take an iPhone at $1 off contract...maybe even $5! ffff, 63% of Android users wouldn't take an iPhone at ANY PRICE. that 63% fails. xD

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 18:16

50. Nadr1212 (Posts: 741; Member since: 22 Sep 2012)


I sooo care about y'alls arguments and conversations :|

posted on 03 Oct 2012, 20:13

51. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 2012)


this is true!

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