Most Individuals Choose The iPhone 6, However The 6 Plus Is Promoting OK, Says Analyst
Seems you weren’t the one one which thought the brand new iPhone 6 Plus is simply too massive to hold round as a traditional telephone. A brand new research suggests [PDF] that the gross sales of the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are largely pushed by the four.7-inch mannequin. Nevertheless, whereas forming much less of the gross sales figures, the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus has nonetheless captured a sizeable market share in Apple’s gross sales.
On the flip aspect, these bigger telephones from Apple may be much less widespread with Android customers planning to modify to Apple than analysts had predicted.
Shopper Intelligence Analysis Companions (CIRP) discovered that the iPhone 6 accounted for sixty eight % of all iPhone gross sales, whereas the iPhone 6 Plus took between 23 and 24 %.
It additionally discovered that fewer iPhone consumers got here from the Google Android platform in 2014 (12 %) in comparison with those that switched from Android to an iPhone in 2013 (23 %). Beforehand, the iPhone 5s had attracted clients away from BlackBerry and Home windows units. Now? Not a lot – virtually definitely right down to the vast availability of strong, giant Android telephones now.
The analysis applies to the primary 30 days of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus availability within the US. Apple itself doesn’t break down gross sales figures for particular iPhone fashions.
CIRP says the brand new iPhone 6 fashions symbolize about ninety one % of complete iPhone gross sales over their first 4 weeks of gross sales, with the remaining made up of older different iPhone fashions, in comparison with eighty four % final time a brand new mannequin was launched.
CIRP additionally discovered the typical storage capability for consumers was forty eight gigabytes (doubled from a yr in the past). The iPhone 6 Plus are available sizes of sixteen, sixty four, and 128 gigabytes.