iPhone and Android smartphone purchase plans [TUPdate]

Fifty percent more online Americans plan to buy an iPhone than an Android smartphone.

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Shifts in Apple and Windows penetration among Americans [MetaFAQs]

Apple’s PC/Mac penetration has grown while Windows has shrunk. Globally, iPhone penetration has grown as Androids have subsided – both have been stable among online Americans. Globally, iPad penetration has withdrawn as have non-Apple tablets.

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Highlights: Printers

Who’s printing—and what are they printing? TUP Highlights include a broad and deep dive into an essential technology usage topic.
This highlights report focuses on printers, including: top printer brands, purchase plans for printers, top printing activities, profile of intensive printer users, ink use, trends in printing, major activities for a market segment, top printer form factors, and profile of printer user by activity. The research results showcase the TUP/Technology User Profile study, MetaFacts’ survey of a representative sample of online adults profiling the full market’s use of technology products and services during the wave of TUP/Technology User Profile 2021, which is TUP’s 39th annual. TUP Highlights typically also include results from previous waves of TUP.

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Samsung laptop progress [TUPdate]

While Samsung may be well known for its smartphones, Android tablets, and even refrigerators, its other devices–like PCs–have not achieved such notoriety. However, they are making strides to keep up with the competition—namely Apple.
This TUPdate reports on penetration rates between Samsung and Apple across countries, within their respective user bases, among their smartphone users, by age group, and technology ecosystem. This report measures online adults in the US, Germany, the UK, Japan, and China from TUP/Technology User Profile 2020, which is TUP’s 38th annual. It also includes data from TUP 2018 and 2019.

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Samsung and Apple users by age group and country [MetaFAQs]

Age may be just a number, but a user’s age can tell us a lot about their preferences—especially between top competitors Samsung and Apple. Since each company is striving to expand its core base beyond smartphones to more PCs/Macs and tablets, it’s worth noting that there is a distinct difference in market penetration by age group.
This MetaFAQs details the device-type penetration of Samsung and Apple’s smartphones, PCs, and tablets by age group in 2020 in the US, UK, Germany, and China.

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Samsung and Apple’s device type penetration within core [MetaFAQs]

The competition is fierce between Samsung and Apple. Both companies have the strongest hold of the smartphone market, and they are now trying to expand this across device types—especially within their pre-existing core customer base. One measure of brand loyalty is the range of device types that customers actively use.
This MetaFAQs details the device-type penetration of Samsung and Apple’s smartphones, PCs, and tablets within each of their respective core bases in 2020 in the US, UK, Germany, and China.

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Samsung and Apple’s core penetration [MetaFAQs]

Dan Ness, Principal Analyst, MetaFacts, April 21, 2021

How does Apple’s and Samsung’s brand footprint vary by country? What share of online adults are using a smartphone, PC, or tablet from either Apple or Samsung? This MetaFAQs details the market penetration of Samsung and Apple’s core products – smartphones, PCs, or tablets – in 2020 in the US, UK, Germany, and China.

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Mac and iPhone market penetration among iPad users [MetaFAQs]

How likely are iPad users to be using a Mac and/or iPhone? How much does this differ across countries?
This MetaFAQs details the market penetration of Apple Macs and iPhones among Apple iPad users and all online adults in the US, UK, Germany, and Japan from TUP/Technology User Profile 2020, which is TUP’s 38th annual.

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US adult voice assistant/speaker users by brand platform and number of Apple devices [MetaFAQs]

Just how prevalent is voice assistant technology? Does the amount of devices an individual owns impact their use of Apple Siri, Google Assistant, and Amazon Alexa—and does brand loyalty play a role?
This MetaFAQs reports on the number of adults in the US who actively use a voice assistant on a smartphone, tablet, or PC, or use a voice-enabled speaker from Apple, Google, or Amazon. This is split by the voice assistant platform’s brand and the number of Apple devices they use – spanning iPhones, iPads, Macs, Watches, Apple TV set-top boxes, or HomePods. This MetaFAQs uses results from the TUP/Technology User Profile 2020, which is TUP’s 38th annual.

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