Experian’s PriceGrabber shopping website polled almost 3,000 US consumers and found that 35 percent of them said they will buy theiPhone 5 sight unseen. That means that for these people, all you have to do is tell them the iPhone 5 is out and they’ll plunk down cash for it right then and there without setting their eyes on it, testing it out, or even reading about its features.
As for when people plan to buy the iPhone 5, 30 percent of respondents said they will buy it before the end of 2011, 14 percent will buy it within its first month of release, and 7 percent will buy it within the first week. The biggest feature wishes respondents have for the iPhone 5? 59 percent hope the new phone has better battery life, 55 percent hope it’s less expensive, 46 percent want it to run at 4G speeds, 45 percent want a larger screen, and 42 percent want an improved camera.