Changewave's December North American smartphone survey is a little less favorable to Apple...

Changewave's December North American smartphone survey is a little less favorable to Apple (AAPL) than usual. 50% of respondents planning on buying a smartphone over the next 90 days say they'll get an iPhone, down from 71% in September (the time of the iPhone 5 launch). A year ago, that number fell to 54% from 65%. 21% say they'll get a Samsung (SSNLF.PK) phone, up from 13% in September. Also, 27% want a phone with a 5" or larger screen. The iPhone's U.S. share is easily  higher than its share in most international markets. (previous)

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  • ManoLive
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    I'll get one when they come out with a bigger screen. I'm still with a Droid X from 2 1/2 years ago, and even that screen is bigger than an iPhone. I got my Macbook Pro recently, and 2 iPads, and got my mom an iPad mini. Trying to do my part to prop up the stock. lol.
    15 Jan 2013, 07:08 PM Reply Like
  • debtfree1
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    I'm with you ManoLive, as soon as iPhone makes a 5 or 6 inch screen I'll get one, until then my iPadmini 4g and dumb phone will have to do.
    15 Jan 2013, 08:55 PM Reply Like
  • chopchop0
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    Start adding a removable battery and external storage and I'll consider an IPhone.
    15 Jan 2013, 09:01 PM Reply Like
  • chabig
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    Silly you. If you remove the battery the phone won't work.
    15 Jan 2013, 09:31 PM Reply Like
  • chopchop0
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    true, until you put it back in. I guess IPhone users have problems with that.
    15 Jan 2013, 09:35 PM Reply Like
  • djmaestro
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    absolutely not... don't care about a removable battery
    16 Jan 2013, 07:54 AM Reply Like
  • Yokyok
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    why does anybody buy that silly small outdated thing?
    15 Jan 2013, 09:55 PM Reply Like
  • djmaestro
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    it seems that all of you need tablets instead of phones... still favoring the-non-sense-sentence "big is great"?
    16 Jan 2013, 08:47 AM Reply Like
  • chopchop0
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    Nah, we need "phablets". I am sure AAPL will jump on that bandwagon too just like they did with the smaller IPad mini
    16 Jan 2013, 08:58 AM Reply Like
  • jkdancer
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    This is the kind of misleading excerpts that never should be allowed on SA.


    As a suibscriber this is what Changewave actually said
    "ChangeWave surveys indicate that demand for Apple’s newest iPhone 5 and its latest iterations of the iPad are still outperforming -- with no sign yet of a sustainable decline.


    Throughout Apple’s tremendous streak of success, beginning with the iPod and iTunes and accelerating from the iPhone to the iPad (not to mention the Mac line and especially the Air), the stakes increased and Apple flew ever higher.


    Despite a valuation (i.e. price-earnings ratio) that was below the average for S&P 500 companies – even as it peaked at $700 in mid-September – investors stormed the exit to secure profits. Partly driven by the threat of higher taxes on gains and partly driven by fear that Apple’s best days were past, the herd moved in quick unison.


    Apple’s share price has now dropped below $500. With its latest financial results set to be announced next Wednesday, the stock has displayed no bounce so far.


    But I just happen to have new data from ChangeWave that provides fresh insights for Apple’s outlook, and supports the case for AAPL shares to return to form"


    "So with Samsung leaping ahead in the large-screen smart phone space, does this represent a long-term competitive threat to Apple? Not likely."
    15 Jan 2013, 11:28 PM Reply Like
  • Eric Jhonsa
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    Nothing posted here discredits what was mentioned in the post, which covers ChangeWave's smartphone survey data rather than its opinion on Apple's stock. Both the TechCrunch and Business Insider articles linked to in the post offer similar takes on the data.
    16 Jan 2013, 12:46 AM Reply Like
  • watermagnet329
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    Come on Apple! Why are you getting beat to the punch. They should have had two sizes of iPhones and in a dam plethora of colors. A cordless dock. There is no excuse to have any glitches in the products to give the haters and critics ammo. I love Apple but took one look at the tiny screen and bought a Nokia 920 and was shocked (they have lots of colors) that the phones with yellow, red, blue etc were soooold out. And on and on. As far as an investment how can Nokia be killing it making pennies and Apple getting killed? And please someone tell this rookie how is such a monster of a companies stock being manipulated other than the fear bs that msnbc spits out all the time?
    16 Jan 2013, 02:01 AM Reply Like
  • rocback
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    Apple will announce a fingerprint (under the home button) entrance and will be hard to match by any Android phone. Apples bottom was just called today By Demint. Morgan Stanley out today with a note that Apple will hit $980 if shipments top expectation next week.
    16 Jan 2013, 11:16 AM Reply Like
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