17% of Teens own an Apple iPhone while 53% of them listen to music on their handset

17% of Teens own an Apple iPhone while 53% of them listen to music on their handset
A survey conducted by Wall Street house Piper Jaffray looked at the cell phone habits of 4,500 American Teenagers. While 17% of teen already own an Apple iPhone, up from the previous survey's 14%, a record 37% responded that they plan on purchasing Apple's Touchscreen handset within the next 6 months.  

While iTunes has a 95% market share among teenagers, ironically, a majority of teens act as though downloading music is a constitutional right and refuse to pay for it. 77% of the youngsters download music while 65% use peer-to-peer networks music sharing networks as the source for their tunes.

Apple continues to be popular among teens with an 86% market share among portable media devices. That is up from 78% 6 months ago. 80% of teens own a portable media player, the lowest reading since 2007. This indicates that more teenagers are buying the iPhone for the built-in iPod. Microsoft's Zune and Sony tied for second in market share, each with 3% of the market.

Finally, teens are beginning to get interested in tablets. 22% of them have one, or live in a household that owns a tablet. 20% expect to purchase one in the next 6 months.

source: ZDNet via FierceMobile

17% of Teens own an Apple iPhone

17% of Teens own an Apple iPhone


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12 Comments

1. Misanthropos

Posts: 56; Member since: Aug 03, 2010

^^^bump

2. AppleFUD unregistered

And we don't classify handsets that can play music with the iPod, thus the iPod still has a large market share because. . . well, most people use a device that does multiple things = market share by exclusion is the only way Apple can maintain a leading market share lmao.

3. Kjayhawk

Posts: 294; Member since: Oct 07, 2010

This article is missing the fact that 83% of teens own WebOS!!!! WINNNNNN!!!

4. ecml

Posts: 129; Member since: Mar 23, 2010

I somewhat disagree with you...

10. iHateCrapple

Posts: 734; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

WebOS sucks

5. ecml

Posts: 129; Member since: Mar 23, 2010

This study is really inaccurate... if you look at it in a certain way

6. Super Android Evo unregistered

So this article is really saying that 83% of teens don't have an iPhone. I wonder what the Android hold in the 83% is. That is good news even teens see there are better devices than the iPhone. So America's youth can't be so easily brainwashed into Apple's BS. LOL

7. aztaxia12295

Posts: 272; Member since: Nov 22, 2009

the rest have blackberrys, trust me

8. IOS5 unregistered

It's true the rest has BB

9. WDBJ unregistered

Or the KIN 1 hahahaha

11. iHateCrapple

Posts: 734; Member since: Feb 12, 2010

I'd rather eat my own brain with a spork than own/use a KIN 1

12. WDBJ unregistered

Gotta love the 8mp... :O hahaha

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