According to a online coupon site, CouponCodes4u.com, consumers prefer to own a iPhone 5 than an iPad Mini. The news is shocking just to clarify that non e of the products are available at the moment other than the rumors surrounding their features and availability.
Among 1900 American respondents 78% told that they will skip the iPad Mini and buy an iPhone 5 instead.
Respondents were asked why they’d choose the iPhone 5 to iPad Mini and 46% of them said that the Mini iPad is somewhat ‘Pointless’. Among them 39% said they will simply use the iPhone 5 more.
The results aren’t that astonishing. Apple Inc’s iPad hold more than 68% of the total tablets market globally, according to latest surveys.
Even though the iPad is a phenomenal success it still remains a luxury item for many. The iPhone well is a utilitarian device and owning a smartphone is must hove on everyone’s shopping lists now.
However, it’s expected that both unannounced Apple devices will sell well if launched next month.
Meanwhile, the survey doesn’t cover all sections of consumers. Among those who are surveyed 64% already owned an iPhone while almost 40% has an iPad. The survey also reported that 21% of the respondent would prefer to buy the iPad Mini for their kids.