iPhone's have revolutionized the phone culture since their launch. Tech lovers have been happily using this device for the past half decade and it has been mesmerizing the geeks with its features and key advantages.
Apple has been one of the strongest market players in phone industry and it has been giving an extremely tough competition to all the new entrants in this segment. Apple launched its first iPhone 2G in 2007 and since then it has never looked back.
1. 10 things you probably didn't know about the iPhones
There are many interesting things about iPhones which one may not know in spite using this device. Few iOS icons pay homage to the history of iPhone. 50 billion apps have been sold by the Apple app store and iPhone is available in almost 100 countries just after the 5 years of its launch.
125,000,000 iPhones are sold by Apple in year 2012 and 1298 mobile patents are currently with Apple.
2. Mining your iPhone
Mobile phones have become a valuable asset for the owners and there is more gold in these phones then in the gold mines, is the latest tech-saying. Some of the phones have huge recycled value like Apple iPhone 3G has a recycle value of $47, Apple iPhone 3GS 18GB has a recycle value of 83$ and Apple iPhone 4GB AT&T has a recycle value of $178
3. Just How popular is the iPhones?
Mobile phone usage data’s are shocking and surprising almost 83% Americans use mobile phones out of which 25% use a Smartphone. 35% of US Smartphone market is captured by Blackberry and iPhone OS has 28% users.
4. How Does Apple make the iPhone?
One of the most popular gadgets in the world is Apple iPhone and it has global suppliers all over the world. If Apple brings iPhone manufacturing to US it would cost them extra $4.2 billion. Apple has also designed a supplier responsibility programme for managing the supplier in most effective manner.
5.Who Are Apple’s newest iPhone 5s and 5c Owners?
iPhone 5s and 5c are the most sought after devices in the year 2013. 73% people waited to buy 5s where as 18% waited to buy 5c.
52% people were willing to eat the same food for the entire year rather than giving up their Smartphone. The 5c and 5s sole 9 million units in the first weekend.
6.iPhone 5 featured list 2012
iPhone 5 has 1136 x 640 pixels display, A6 Chip (2x faster) processor, 4.5″ x 2.31″ x 0.3″ size, 1.2 MP Face Time camera and 4G LTE network.
7. 65% of iPhone Owners Can’t Live Without Their Device
A latest survey on Smartphone revealed that 65% of its users feel that they just cannot live without their phone. 40% people were willing to give up coffee to their Smartphone and 18% were ready to give up bathing instead of living without their Smartphone’s. Games are the most used apps on Smartphone’s and 64% Smartphone users play games on their phone.
8. The iPhone evolution
In the year 2007 Apple introduced its first iPhone 2G and on the first weekend itself 700,000 phones were sold. In 2008 iPhone 3G was launched by Apple and in 2009 iPhone 3GS was launched.
2010 witnessed iPhone 4 with iOS 4 and sold 1.2 million phones in the first weekend. In 2011 iPhone 4S was introduced and in 2015 iPhone 5 came as another very strong phone.
9. What’s Life without iPhone Apps for 4 Days?
A recent study was conducted on 200 participants with iPhone and other 200 without iPhone for 4 days. 1 out of 3 participants could not make through the 4 day challenge. Social networking, photo sharing and navigation's were most common cheat inspiring reasons.
10. iPhone usage stats
85% of iPhone users who have tablets also use ipads, 35% iPhone users phone fell in the toilet due to which it had to be repaired for the water damage. 30% people split drinks on their iPhone and 15% dropped their iPhone in the bath and got it repaired.
11. Die iPhone Evolution
iPhone was launched in 2007 and it immediately captured the hearts of the users with its multi touch display, 2 MP camera and 16GB memory space. It sold 700,000 units in the first weekend of its launch.
12. The use of SIRI by iPhone4S owners
According to a survey 61% male use SIRI where as 47% women are seen using SIRI. 52% non users agreed that they could try SIRI on other phones.
13. iPhone vs. Galaxy:
Apple and Samsung are one of the market leader and technology giants in the market. They share market profits dramatically and have been giving tough competition to each other. Apple has 57% operating profits where as 40.8% operating profits in the market.
On each dollar spend on a Smartphone Apple gets 43cents and Samsung gets 36 cents. In the year 2012 Apple has spend $333 million on advertising where as Samsung has spend $401 billion.
14. Mobile Usability: Android vs. iPhone vs. Windows
Android Smartphone’s have captures 59.7% market share where as iOS has 19.3% market share and Microsoft has 18.1% market share. Out of all the website visits in 2013 first quarter, Smartphone’s captured 10.44% web visits.
15. Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. iPhone 5
Apple and Samsung together hold 48% of Smartphone sales share in the international market. In terms of profit Apple is still leading the market and much ahead of Samsung.
16. iPhone 4S vs. iPhone 5 vs. Galaxy S3
iPhone 4S, iPhone 5 and Galaxy S3 are some of the very popular devices at present and most of the buyers are confused amongst these 3 gadgets. You can make the selection by comparing the price and features of these 3 devices.
17. iPhone 5S vs. 5C: Which should you buy?
Before buying a phone it is always advisable to compare the price, features and usability of the phone. Priorities of every user vary and thus the phone should be purchased keeping the specific needs in mind.
18. iPhone App store stats
Total active apps currently available for download are 835,440 and total apps seen in US app store are 1,204,200.
19. New Gadgets in 2013
Some of the common gadgets used on the year 2013 are tablets, Smartphone’s, software’s and computers. In the beginning of the year, the month of January saw Blackberry Z0 in the market. In February came MS surface and in the month of March Sony Experia rocked the market. In April the common gadgets seen in the market were HTC one, Samsung Galaxy 4 and Google chrome book. June had Apple Mac book air and July had Samsung galaxy tab 3 and Nokia Lumia 2010.
20. China's coolest home-grown Smartphone’s in 2013
China has almost 300 million active android users and it is a nation of android users. They have many home grown Smartphone’s like Meizu MX3, Xiaomi Mi3, OPPO R819, MeituKiss and Huawei Ascend p6.