According to a new survey by Piper Jaffray, a securities investments and research firm, more and more U.S. teens are choosing iPhones over competing Android products.
probably a status symbol,Android is for the less fortunate lol. (I am one too but I don't care about status)
Where I live, Apple is seen as a huge status symbol but many cannot afford the latest versions. So you see a lot of people still buying the 6S or 7 just to save a few bucks over the newer models. I got the 8 Plus and was surprised at people's reactions towards it, but then when I visited the US earlier this year, everyone has an iPhone. Dime a dozen.
Eh. Status symbols are kind of dumb. I don't mean to brag but there's just simple stuff Android does that iPhone doesn't
-easily rooted for features like YouTube without Ads, background play, dark themes for all apps so you don't get blinded using it at night(super practical), internet with no Ads
-Android's sound quality is higher, which is odd when iPhone was a phone spin-off of the iPod. If you're rooted you can take it a step further with ViPER FX, the best sound mod you can get really.(amazing difference)
-far more customizable interface
-more differentiation between models. Something for every price point
Just really practical stuff when you think of it. In many ways iPhone is wildly impractical and they've even made excuses for throttling their phones. They're not exactly cutting edge either, they have to wait years to get Android features. If it weren't for the fact most owners were rich kids I'd feel bad about them choosing something like an iPhone. I mean a music phone with crappy sounding music? Shit.
Where I live (UK), more and more people are wising up and switching to Android. Iphones are seen as overpriced and outdated, and people are increasingly looking down on Apple 'nerds' who blindly follow the brand.
Because people in the UK tend to be smarter than ppl in the U.S, lets not forget. :)
joking right? have you seen the state this country also
everytime i go to amurica i get everyone wanting to touch my iPhone 11. it is made of solid gold and baby teeth
I use iPhone because I’m old enough to have had flip phones lol iPhones were the first easily usable, well marketed smartphones. In Canada at least. I’ve had one since the iPhone 3G. Now I can’t switch. I have all my music through iTunes and I just like the user interface having used them so long. Most people use them because they are easy to use. Everything works as you expect them to.
Androids are more versatile and a better value for what you get admittedly. But they can be a pain in the ass to use and everyone I know who has an android doesn’t even use the full capabilities of it. Android does a lot iPhone doesn’t if you care to use it all.
But in the end it’s strictly personal preference. They aren’t drastically different.
Undeniable proof that the average IQ of American kids is plummeting.
Your comment is undeniable proof that the average IQ of American adults is a result of that...
Who says I'm American?
Your comment is undeniable proof that Americans think only of themselves.
@2pacalypsenow You seem to take alot of offence to everyone on this phone who disagrees with you..are the American teens paying you to defend them? LOL
Iphone use to be a status thing. Its just the smoothest operating sustem and the hardware is built firm from the begining. People have been switching from android for a while now and you do have people who switch from apple to android also.
In other news more and more teenagers from most countries around the globe prefer Android..
More and more us teens continue to have bad taste
More and more teenagers are also eating tidepods. Just saying.
Probably because more and more teens in the U.S. are getting more and more stupid by the day...ex Tide Pod, Blue Whale challenge, ect
So because they like a machine that you don't they're stupid?
Teenagers don't like blurry pictures
Good thing I'm not a teenager, then. I hate Apple's closed, restrictive ecosystem, in all form factors.
can't stand google or apple. one siphons your info and sells it, the other makes products for, by, a bunch of pretentious clowns
Eh, phones are phones who cares if it's apple or android.
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