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Record 83% of Surveyed U.S. Teens Own an iPhone

Monday April 8, 2019 8:28 am PDT by
iPhone continues to be the most popular smartphone among American teenagers based on a recent survey. Shutterstock A record 83 percent of U.S. teens own an ‌iPhone‌ as of spring 2019, according to investment bank Piper Jaffray's semiannual "Taking Stock With Teens" survey of around 8,000 high school students. Respondents were roughly 54 percent male and 46 percent female with an average age...

iPhone Ownership Among American Teens Remains Steady While Intent to Purchase Grows

Monday October 22, 2018 8:19 am PDT by
American teenagers are still choosing Apple's iPhone over the competition, with 82 percent of surveyed U.S. teens saying that they own an iPhone, according to Piper Jaffray's latest survey (via Business Insider). This number has grown steadily from 76 percent in April 2017 to 78 percent in October 2017, and it now appears to have plateaued temporarily in 2018, as 82 percent of teens said they ...

82% of Teens Surveyed Now Own an iPhone, 84% Plan to Purchase

Tuesday April 10, 2018 1:22 pm PDT by
The iPhone continues to be the most popular smartphone by far among teens, according to new data gathered by investment firm Piper Jaffray for its most recent semiannual teen survey in the United States. 82 percent of teens surveyed own an iPhone, up from 78 percent in the fall of 2017, while 84 percent of teens expect their next phone to be an iPhone, up from 82 percent in fall 2017. Teen...

78% of Teens Surveyed Own an iPhone, 82% Plan to Purchase

Wednesday October 11, 2017 3:58 pm PDT by
The iPhone's popularity among teens continues to grow, according to new data gathered by investment firm Piper Jaffray for the fall edition of its semiannual U.S. teen survey. 78 percent of teens surveyed own an iPhone, up two percent from the spring 2017 survey conducted earlier this year. 82 percent of teens said their next smartphone will be an iPhone, the highest amount of interest ever...

76% of U.S. Teens Surveyed Using iPhones, 81% Plan to Purchase

Monday April 10, 2017 2:52 pm PDT by
The iPhone continues to be the most popular smartphone among teens, according to data gathered by investment firm Piper Jaffray in its most recent semiannual U.S. teen survey. 76 percent of teens surveyed own an iPhone, up from 69 percent in the spring of 2016, and the highest ownership level seen in the teen survey. A record 81 percent of teens surveyed said they expect their next phone to be ...

iPhone 7 Plus Stock Expected to Remain Tight Through Holiday Shopping Season

Friday November 18, 2016 6:46 am PST by
Apple is unlikely to reach iPhone 7 supply and demand equilibrium by the end of the December quarter, suggesting stock will remain tight through the holiday shopping season, according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster. Munster checked 134 Apple retail stores in the United States for in-store iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus availability and found 47% of models he checked were available for...

Teen Interest in iPhone Remains High, Apple Watch is Most Popular Smart Watch

Tuesday April 12, 2016 2:58 pm PDT by
Teen interest in Apple's iPhone continues to grow, according to data gathered by Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster in the latest semiannual teen survey. 69 percent of teens surveyed own iPhones, up from 67 percent in the Fall 2015 survey. 75 percent of teens queried expect their next device to be an iPhone, up one percent from the previous survey. Smart watches are not as popular among...

Virtual Reality Coming to iOS Within 2 Years, Claims Gene Munster

Tuesday February 9, 2016 4:33 am PST by
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster believes Apple plans to put iOS at the center of several forthcoming augmented reality and VR innovations set to launch within the next two years. In a research note obtained by AppleInsider, Munster claims a timeline of recent purchases and hires by the company suggests that iOS support for "mixed reality" applications could be set for launch as soon as...

Gene Munster Faces the Prospect of No Apple Television Set

Tuesday May 19, 2015 9:10 am PDT by
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster today confirmed that the asset management firm no longer expects an Apple-branded television set to launch in the future. The news comes courtesy of Munster's Company Note updates and follows yesterday's confirmation, out of The Wall Street Journal, that Apple ditched plans for such a television set over a year ago. Munster was well-known to tout beliefs that ...

Teen Interest in Apple Watch Drops Ahead of Launch, iPhone Remains Popular

Tuesday April 14, 2015 4:03 pm PDT by
Apple Watch demand among U.S. teens remains relatively low even as the device's launch approaches, according to Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster's latest semiannual teen survey, which asked approximately 6,200 teens in the United States about their device usage habits and future buying plans. Only 11 percent of teenagers surveyed plan on purchasing an Apple Watch, down from 16 percent in the ...

Apple Reportedly Has Small Team Working on Augmented Reality Projects

Wednesday March 18, 2015 11:19 am PDT by
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster claims in a note to investors that Apple has a small team working in and exploring the augmented reality field. Munster believes that while augmented reality is still a decade away from broader consumer adoption, Apple is preparing for the next evolution in computing and will be able to offer fashionable wearables that people will actually want to wear."While it ...

Gene Munster Still Believes in the Apple Television Set, Thinks 2016 Launch Likely

Wednesday December 17, 2014 11:18 am PST by
After numerous failed attempts at predicting Apple's first foray into television sets, Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster has not yet given up hope that the company will deliver. During an interview at Business Insider's 2014 Ignition Conference earlier this month, Munster made yet another prediction on the rumored Apple technology, citing a two-year wait for Apple's own television set....

U.S. Customers Unsurprisingly Delaying New iPhone Purchases as iPhone 6 Launch Nears

Wednesday May 21, 2014 7:23 am PDT by
A study from Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster unsurprisingly shows that interest in the iPhone is waning as the current lineup ages and users are increasingly looking toward an expected fall launch for the iPhone 6. The survey asked 1,016 U.S. consumers about their plans to buy a new smartphone in the next three months. According to Munster, only 34 percent of surveyed consumers plan to...

Analyst Predicts No Siri on iPhone 5C, Fingerprint Scanner Solely for Device Unlocking on iPhone 5S

Tuesday August 13, 2013 7:29 am PDT by
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster late yesterday released a new research note to investors centered around Apple’s upcoming product launches for the rest of the year, including key predictions on the anticipated low-cost iPhone, potentially named the iPhone 5C. In his note, Munster predicts that the iPhone 5C will not come with Siri, the intelligent personal assistant within iOS, and that the ...

Apple to Target Emerging Markets with Low-Cost Phone to Launch in September at $199?

Wednesday February 20, 2013 7:08 am PST by
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster late yesterday issued a new research note using average low-end smartphone pricing in emerging markets to argue that Apple's rumored lower-cost iPhone will launch in September with a price tag of around $199 unlocked. Munster examined smartphone pricing on 15 different models across six international markets (Germany, UK, France, China, Brazil and India)...

Apple Reportedly Investigating Television Set Components as Anticipation Builds

Wednesday February 1, 2012 9:31 am PST by
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, whose long-standing claims of an Apple television set have been gaining steam in recent months as new rumors have surfaced in support of the idea, issued a research note late yesterday (via AppleInsider) discussing some new developments with Apple's work. Specifically, Munster notes that he had recent discussion with a "major TV component supplier" which...

Speculation on Apple's Television Set: Range of Sizes, Device Integration, Premium Pricing

Wednesday November 30, 2011 1:15 pm PST by
Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster has long been one of the strongest advocates for an Apple-branded television set, and with increasing claims of just such a product pointing to a launch as soon as the second half of next year, it seems that his persistent confidence in the idea may be panning out. Keeping in mind that Munster does not have specific knowledge of Apple's ultimate plans for...

Analysts Dispute Supply Chain Conclusions of iPad Production Cuts

Monday September 26, 2011 10:24 am PDT by
Earlier today, a report from JPMorgan analysts made headlines for its claim that Apple has slashed its fourth quarter iPad production plans by 25%, sparking speculation and rumors that Apple may be planning a price cut amid weakening demand. The Wall Street Journal notes, however, that several analysts have already spoken out against the conclusion, arguing that a single supply chain data...

iOS App Store Booming: Per-Device Downloads and Average Sales Price Increasing

Monday July 11, 2011 9:17 am PDT by
Fortune reports on a new note from Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster, who for some time has been keeping tabs on the performance of Apple's App Store using calculations of download rates and other metrics against number of devices sold. According to Munster, iOS device owners are increasing their usage of the App Store in 2011, downloading more apps as the average sales price for paid apps has...

iOS Developers Embracing Alternative Mobile Platforms, Shying Away From Mac

Monday June 13, 2011 8:48 am PDT by
Fortune reports on a new survey conducted by Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference last week in which he surveyed a number of developer attendees to gain an understanding of their development interests. Interestingly, nearly half of the 45 developers surveyed reported that they are also developing for Android, while only a third revealed that they are...