UK iPhone users look rich but usually have an overdrawn bank accountApril 4th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): A survey has found that even though iPhone owners in Britain may look well off with their expensive gadgets, their main bank accounts however are usually overdrawn.
Under one in five owners of the must-have phone admit that they are short of money, which is around double the national average, with one in ten Britons admitting to being constantly in the red, the Daily Mail reported.
The YouGov poll found that a total of 54 percent of those using the rival Android phone system and half of BlackBerry owners say they are never overdrawn.
It also found that financial status and salary can be linked to what type of smartphone one uses, with those who use an Android or BlackBerry likely to earn more than those who use an iPhone.
The survey found that ten percent of BlackBerry owners earned more than 50,000 pounds a year, but only five percent of iPhone users reached this salary bracket.
A total of seven percent of Android phone owners had a salary in this range.
Just under a half of iPhone users earn less than 20,000 pounds a year, compared with 38 percent who own a BlackBerry and 27 percent of Android users.
The Android has overtaken the iPhone as Britain’s most popular smartphone with 28 percent of those polled owning one, compared with Apple’s 26 percent.
Only 14 percent of the 2,000 people questioned said they used a Blackberry. (ANI)
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