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Survey: three in 10 Android users would consider upgrading to an iPhone 12

A new survey by SellCell, a site for selling smartphones online, shows that three in 10 Android users would consider upgrading to an iPhone 12. Also, when more than 2,500 iPhone users were asked if they intended to upgrade, four in 10 said “yes.”

Key takeaways from the SellCell survey:

  • Nearly 33% of Android users would consider getting an iPhone 12 as their next upgrade.

  • The rumored compact iPhone 12 mini is the most popular pick at 48.1%, followed by iPhone 12 Pro Max (22.9%), iPhone 12 Pro (18.1%), and iPhone 12 Max (10.9%).

  • The reasons for ditching their current Android phone for a brand new iPhone 12, in the order of votes polled, Longer Software Support (55.9%), Better Privacy Protection (48.8%), Compact Form Factor (36.9%), Better Prices (30.9%), Better Features (24.7%), 5G Connectivity (19%), Better UI (12.1%).

  • 36% of Android users said ‘yes’ when asked if they would consider buying a 2020 iPad model, with 66.7% of them opting for the iPad 8th Gen and 33.3% going with the iPad Air 2020.

  • Only 17.1% of Android users would consider purchasing a 2020 Apple Watch model, with 73.5% of them opting for the Apple Watch SE and 26.5% going with the Apple Watch Series 6.

According to several reports, the iPhone 12 lineup will consist of four different variants — a 5.4-inch iPhone 12 Mini, 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Max, 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro, and 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max. The expected prices of the said models are US$649, $749, $999, and $1099, respectively.

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.