Poll: iPhone 5 fans would rather lose their wallets
ProtectYourBubble.com, a gadget insurance company, has released the results of a poll fielded in New York City Friday morning of over 150 Apple fans in line for the new iPhone 5.
The study of iPhone 5 purchasers reveals 51.7% of Apple fans value their iPhone over their wallet. Other results indicate:
° Of the Apple fans waiting in NYC lines, 74% were male and 26% were female and their average age is 25.
° 40.6% of Apple customers have previously purchased three or more earlier model iPhones.
° Apple fans waited an average of 2-4 hours in line to get their hands on the new release.
° 33.6 % of Apple fans would prefer to have lunch with Steve Jobs. Others include :27.3% who want to break bread with Albert Einstein; 23.1% want to spend time with JFK; whereas only 17.5% want to hang out with Lady Gaga.
° If Siri were a real person, most Apple fans in line (27.8%) imagine she would look like Angelina Jolie. Tied in a close second with 25% of the vote are Betty White and Cameron Diaz.
° The new features Apple fans are most looking forward to using include the bigger screen with 41.7% of the vote; a stronger battery came in second at 29.2%. The sleek design received 25.7 percent; and a more powerful camera received 22.9%.
° 32.% of Apple fans are planning to buy iPhone 5 insurance.
° 43.4% of the people polled did not know that replacing their iPhone 5 without a contact can cost as much as $749 versus the subsidized rate of $299 for the iPhone 5 32GB model, underscoring the importance or researching and purchasing gadget insurance.
° The second most popular brand for Apple fans is Samsung. Other popular brands include Sony, Starbucks, Gucci and Nike.