an Android model through March 2013 while 35% are planning on buying an Apple iPhone. But the problem is even worse than those numbers suggest for Cupertino. As we noted before, the teens are moving away from iOS. 63% of Millennials looking to buy a phone over the next three months are leaning toward Android while 37% are thinking iOS. The Gen-X'ers, those born between 1965 and 1982, are favoring an Android purchase (59%) over the Apple iPhone (32%) in the first quarter.
Once we get into the older generations, the disparity between Android and iOS melts away. While both the Boomers (1946-1964) and Silents (pre-1946) show a tendency to be looking more at an Android purchase over the next three months, the difference between the two platforms is much smaller. This might be more a result of the popularity of iOS among older users. For many older users, Android might see daunting to them.
As far as BlackBerry is concerned, if tomorrow's event provides a spark and more U.S. buyers decide that they want a 'Berry over the next three months, which OS will lose the business that BlackBerry gains?