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Apple iPhone is the choice of Generation Y in the U.S.; Samsung is on top overall

0. phoneArena 28 Dec 2012, 02:33 posted on

A new report from Forrester Research concludes that those belonging to Generation Y, defined as those in the 24-32 age bracket, are the largest owners of the Apple iPhone with a 29% share followed by those in Gen Z (24%) and those in Gen X (22%); not counting age, Samsung owns 24& of the U.S. market for smartphones followed by Apple and LG with both accounting for 18% of the Stateside smartphone market each...

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posted on 28 Dec 2012, 18:11

48. darkkjedii (Posts: 22156; Member since: 05 Feb 2011)


Sure I did, how hard is to walk into a store and by one

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 04:41 4

8. joseph98 (Posts: 167; Member since: 03 Feb 2012)


Click on the image and it should pop up in a new window with a higher resolution.
I could view it clearly in my galaxy note 2 without any problem.

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 09:08 4

25. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)


Thanks, that helped!! I tried downloading the png but, it was still fuzzy. Now I see where Gen-Y is at 29% of iUselessness and Gen-X seems to be equally divided in terms of device preference. But, it's good to see where iPhone was clobbered with the remaining gen-groups; surprisingly, even the Golden Gen prefers Samsung/Android (we know Samsung is not making any Windows phones as of late and, therefore, must be Android), I would have thought that they would actually prefer something a lot simpler and elementary ('things that make you go hmnnnnn....')????

Go Sammy!!!

posted on 29 Dec 2012, 08:37

51. badini007 (Posts: 18; Member since: 02 Jul 2012)


Here you go...

mediafire.com/view/?0baaxnye3vp8vdv

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 03:06 4

4. PAPINYC (banned) (Posts: 2315; Member since: 30 Jul 2011)


Okay, I had to google Generation Y (I know it's the generation before "Yours Truly"); it doesn't add up?? Based on what's been written this past year, Generation Y and Generation Z, respectively, favor Android and, therefore, Samsung should be their respective preference.

Generation X and the "Boomers" should have a preference towards iPhone and iOS since it's a lot simpler, while Generation Golden Age and beyond should quite still enjoy their flip phones.

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 21:40

50. stealthd (unregistered)


It's almost like those stereotypes are...stereotypes!

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 07:05 2

15. dragonscourgex (Posts: 307; Member since: 16 Jan 2012)


Well the 29% of generation Y can keep their iPhone. I am very happy with my Razr. Keep in mind, if 29% of the generation uses the iPhone, that means 71% of the generation does not.
Also means that give or take a few %, since HTC makes both Windows phone and Android, there's 55% of generation Y that uses Android based phones. So, wouldn't that mean your title is incorrect and your article is miss leading?

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 08:03 4

17. legend1 (Posts: 104; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


COME ON HTC DO SOMETHING !!!!!!!

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 12:17

35. nasznjoka (Posts: 402; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)


report to your grammar teacher please

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 13:35

39. legend1 (Posts: 104; Member since: 08 Oct 2012)


what r u talking about???

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 08:28

21. hutty24 (Posts: 84; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)


Samsung sucks when the sg3 came out ever one talked s**t on it now every one has one why Verizon should of had the htc one x

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 12:01 1

34. billybuttpounder (banned) (Posts: 105; Member since: 28 Dec 2012)


It sucks, yet you admit everyone has one. Think hard (try not to hurt yourself) and tell us why that statement is f*cking retarded.

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 12:18

36. nasznjoka (Posts: 402; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)


report to your grammar teacher please

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 14:42

41. jaoowolabi (Posts: 201; Member since: 07 Jun 2012)


This statement doesnt even make sense in a parallel universe!

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 08:53

22. roscuthiii (Posts: 2226; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)


"Gen Z is the next largest group buying the Apple iPhone at 24% followed by the 22% in Gen Z." - What???

Also, how many times is the same basic article going to be posted. We get it. iPhone big in USA, Android big everywhere else.

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 08:57

23. jibraihimi (Posts: 764; Member since: 29 Nov 2011)


So where is the study for generation X........???

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 10:34

29. networkdood (Posts: 6330; Member since: 31 Mar 2010)


the only ones who may care about these stats are ad firms.

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 10:46 1

30. jimjam (Posts: 297; Member since: 28 Jun 2011)


would have been nice to actually know what the generations were easily

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 12:33

37. zig8100 (Posts: 232; Member since: 13 Dec 2012)


A lot of them are going to switch. Even age group 8-16 are asking for Android devices. Nice T
target for next gen purchasers.

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 13:33

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


Now i see why Obama kept saying for quite sometime that "Y" generation in US needs to get more educated :)

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 14:43

42. jaoowolabi (Posts: 201; Member since: 07 Jun 2012)


Generation Y needs to get educated?! Have you seen Generation Z?

posted on 28 Dec 2012, 16:11

43. billybuttpounder (banned) (Posts: 105; Member since: 28 Dec 2012)


LOL...apple

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