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Cell phones: purchase intention within the next year in the UK as of 2017, by type

This statistic illustrates whether or not respondents were planning to buy a smartphone or a basic cell phone in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017. The highest share of respondents, which corresponded to 95 percent, stated that they will probably be buying a new smartphone.
iOS and Android OS have had the majority share of mobile operating systems. iOS was the most dominant operating system for years, but it seemed that Android OS has caught up in recent years.

Share of respondents intending to purchase a cell phone within the next year in the United Kingdom (UK) as of 2017, by type of phone

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Release date

May 2017


United Kingdom

Survey time period

May 3, 2017 to May 11, 2017

Number of respondents

547 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

respondents are english speaking residential population who are planning to buy a new cell phone in the coming year

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "What kind of cell phone are you likely to get?"

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