Nearly half of iPhone owners intend to upgrade to the “iPhone 13,” a survey indicates, with 120Hz ProMotion, hidden Touch ID, and an always-on display appearing to be the most sought-after features, while being given little love to the “mini” model.
Apple is anticipated to release its “iPhone 13” update this fall, along with a list of other potential product launches. Based on the results of a survey, it appears that many people will upgrade to the 2021 models.
The survey report from SellCell.com states that 43.7% of iPhone users planned to switch to the “iPhone 13”, while 56.3% said they were not interested. The 43.7% figure is apparently an improvement in purchase intent for the iPhone 12, 2.7% more than a similar survey conducted in 2020.
Of the potential buyers who said they would make the switch, 38.2% said they would opt for the standard “iPhone 13”, followed by 30.8% who wanted the larger Pro Max variant and 24% who would opt for the larger Pro Max variant. Pro model. Only 7% wanted the “iPhone 13 mini”.
On the subject of potential features, the survey indicated that the 120Hz ProMotion display was the most sought after feature, with a 22% share. The least likely under-display Touch ID was second at 18.2%. while the most plausible always-on display achieved 16%.
A smaller notch or notchless design was favored by 10.9% of respondents, with an extended battery capacity reaching 8.3%, higher storage capacities garnered 8.1% of the vote and 6.6% wanted a better camera.
At the lower end of the list, a faster processor only enthused 2.4% of the survey, with reverse wireless charging managing 1.5% and faster Wi-Fi 6E connectivity at 1.1%. Rounding out the list is a 0.8% portless design.
For other products that Apple could launch in the fall, the survey asked if participants would be interested in an “Apple Watch Series 7” if the rumors about a flat design, battery expansion and blood glucose monitoring were true. Only 27.3% said they would consider the purchase.
The survey was relatively small, questioning just over 3,000 iPhone owners aged 18 and over, based in the United States.