WiMo Stat Mania is new feature from WiMo News that shows the latest stats and surveys about wireless or mobile usage and trends.
Pricey Phone Bills Says Harris (for Coupon Cabin)
- Nearly half (46 percent) of mobile phone owners surveyed pay $100 or more per month for their mobile phone service.
- More than one-in-ten (13 percent) pay $200 or more per month.
- Pay more than for basics -21 percent pay more for their mobile phone service plan in a typical month than they do for groceries, utilities, cable tv and internet service.
- 58 percent % of mobile phone users currently have a family/friend plan with their service provider.
G0 Slow-Mo', Not 4G LTE
- 47% of consumers don't believe they need LTE 4G, while 15% of respondents said that LTE 4G is the best network technology to have and 26% of respondents indicated that they think all 4G technologies are the same. Source; Piper Jaffray.
Who wants to buy the iPhone 5?
- More than half of respondents (55%) said they're considering it, with 44% said they'd buy a Verizon iPhone 5, 29% said AT&T, 14% saidSprint, and 13% said pick T-Mobile (which doesn't even sell the iPhone). Source: Piper Jaffray.
Mo' iPhones & iPads Wanted Says Mojiva
- 70 percent of U.S. respondents who currently own an iPhone plan to purchase the iPhone 5, while 89 percent intend to purchase if reviews of the iPhone 5 are positive.
- More than two out of five U.S. currently own an iPad. Nearly two-thirds of U.S. respondents (61 percent) will own or intend to purchase a new iPad within the next six months.
QuickSurveys Quickies about iPhone 5 Announcement:
- Overwhelmingly, the survey of 2000 Americans , 58% were impressed by the new look, with consumers between the ages of 18-34 (61%) slightly more impressed than consumers over 35 (55%).
- People who already own an iPhone are more likely to upgrade to the iPhone 5 with 76% saying they would definitely upgrade
- Android users had a mixed response: 32% say they would buy it and 33% say they definitely would not buy the iPhone 5
- More than half (56%) of Blackberry users would give up their current device for an iPhone 5
- The biggest disappointment from the launch was the lack of wireless charging (24%) and not having micro-USB capability (also 24%)