In a note to clients — as reported by “MacRumors” (www.macrumors.com) — Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster released a report on his semi-annual survey of U.S. teenagers, revealing the continued popularity of the iPhone and iPad. The survey of over 7,700 teenagers shows that:
° 40% of respondents currently use an iPhone, up from 34% in the last survey of six months ago;
° 62% of survey respondents plan to get an iPhone;
° 44% of teenagers now have a tablet device of some sort, with 72% of those using an iPad.
° About 35% of survey respondents who don’t own a tablet (20% of total respondents) are planning to obtain one in the next six months. Of those, 74% are planning to purchase an iPad.
° 43% of survey respondents planning to buy a tablet say they would be more likely to do so if Apple launched an iPad mini priced around US$299.