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iPhone Impact Study

Rubicon Consulting has released a survey of iPhone users, detailing the impact the device has had on their usage and the market in general. Included...

John Keehler
John Keehler on April 6, 2008.

Rubicon Consulting has released a survey of iPhone users, detailing the impact the device has had on their usage and the market in general. Included in the survey are some unexpected patterns that could change your perceptions of this revolutionary mobile device.

Here’s the good news:

  • Users report high satisfaction with the device
  • iPhone users report increased mobile web browsing
  • One quarter report it displacing notebook computer usage

Here’s the unexpected news:

  • Email is the #1 function… for reading emails, not writing them.
  • One third of iPhone users carry a second phone? Why? According to the study, for making voice calls and composing emails.
  • It increases phone bills. The survey cites an average increase of 24% annually.

Rubicon Consulting: The Apple iPhone: Successes and Challenges for the Mobile Industry.

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John is the Director of Interactive Strategy for Click Here, the digital arm of The Richards Group ad agency in Dallas, TX. In addition to posting at PSFK, John publishes his personal blog, RandomCulture.com, as well as a popular podcast about the ABC hit TV show LOST, which can be found at LOSTCasts.com.

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