No surprise: kids ask for iPads and iPhones from Santa
According to a recent survey conducted by Nielsen, U.S. kids' holiday wish lists are dominated by one particular gadget – the iPad. The research shows that 48% of children between 6 and 12 years of age want one, which means that Apple's tablet is once again the most desired holiday gift among kids. In comparison, that figure stood at 44% last year. The trend continues as we take a look at consumers aged 13 and above as 21% of them express interest in getting one. That's down 3% from last year, yet the drop isn't enough to take the iPad below the number one spot.
iPhone is also among the most requested holiday gifts, but it ranks a bit lower occupying fifth place in the charts. Furthermore, the iPad mini is more popular among users aged 6 to 12, with 36% of respondents being interested in getting one, yet only 11% of those aged 13 and above want it.Naturally, the
Are Android devices on the chart? Certainly! However, kids don't seem to be as interested in them: only 29% of 6- to 12-year-olds would like to have a tablet other than an iPad and only 20% of them are wishing for a smartphone other than an iPhone. 18% of teenagers and older consumers would put a tablet other than an iPad on their wish list, while only 11% of them are expressing interest in having an Android smartphone.