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Nov 16, 2010

That iPhone Is Burning a Hole In Your Pocket

What can we make of this credit card spending by smartphone platform data from Pageonce? That iPhone owners spend like crazy, and WinMo holdouts are probably saving up for a new phone, for starters.

The data was taken from a random sampling of 275,000 Pageonce users, and includes at least 5,000 users per platform. And it could mean a whole bunch of things! Either iPhone users spend more money on average, or they have more debt on average, or the simple averaging masks extreme expenditures at the high and low end. BlackBerry and iPhone are arguably the most commonly used enterprise phones, so that might have something to do with racking up higher monthly charges.

The study also took a look at monthly phone bill charges:

42 comments:

Easy said...

Nice Post Buddy!

NameBrands said...

interesting graphs, you would think the monthly phone bill on iphones would have a higher average than the others

LoneIslander said...

Got to love statistics

Andrew Bas said...

call me technologically retarded but after all that time I still no see not a single reason to own a high tech phone whatsoever.

Nokel said...

I find it a little odd how nokia phones aren't mentioned... are they really a dying company?

... I hope not because they make fucking awesome phones

Shutterbugz said...

nice post, thanks for the info

runewake2 said...

Hmm... Glad I went with Microsoft. Better than apple and saves me money. Or maybe... maybe I should have bought an iPhone so that I could have so much money to spend. A good idea, yes?

SuciƓ Sanchez said...

Wow. I have trouble spending the minimum $10/month on my pay as you go. Are they all teenage girls or something?

Steven Phan said...

cooooool.

Jvaldez said...

Not gonna lie, I spend a lot of money, most of it on bills, but I'll usually spend a lot of money on apps too.

Yllsa said...

nah I got an LG chocolate 3. I love this phone.

zon said...

if i had the money for an iphone, id probably buy other stuff too..

Brandon said...

Too bad that this is a load of crap and there are still plenty of iPhone users spending less than everyone else a month. Statistics... gotta love them huh

TechnoMac said...

lol microsoft is the highest for charges

Matte said...

Well not iphone is my best choice but he got a really nice style..

fishntyme said...

thats why i keep my phone simple

TheCreepistMan said...

Thats quite some convincing info.

Virus said...

wow it's completely flipped...

Diego said...

Interesting information, thanks for sharing this!

Keep up!

Mellisa said...

I have a pretty old iPod, but I dont think I'm going to be investing in an iPhone.

Colin B said...

I have none of these :(

Funny Cat Blog ! said...

this was very interesting to me

I will check back again tomorrow for more info

Jeff said...

I get the most content for the least cost from my ancient iPhone 3G. I want to upgrade once they sort out the antenna issues...I'll probably charge it.

Luigibomb said...

Good post dude

SimsGuy said...

My average monthly bill on my Android is NOT ~$200..
Is the iPhone so much higher because the dumbasses pay for apps?

Chuck McElroy IV said...

I have nonoe of the above and have no debt :)

ImmaFrog said...

astounishing info

ImmaFrog said...

astounishing info, mister

Abul said...

obvious that Iphones are stupidly expensive though....

Classically Trained Nub said...

Let me know when Skype releases a cell phone that uses a Linux OS. Until then, cellphones are all wastes of money.

Alex DeLarge said...

the only reason i have a smart phone is to play nintendo and sega roms, so sad

Digger said...

luckily i know how to get apps for free

CookingManiac said...

as always great post.

S said...

the iPhone is indeed expensive but it's one of the best gadgets out there right now

Mr.Brightside said...

i don't agree!

Unlogic said...

wow, those are some figures ! :O
those are like 5 times of what people make here in a month... :S

Ken said...

Haha, now that's some funny information actually :P

Alex said...

people buy iPhones and don't use it as much as other phones?

SimonC said...

interesting read

HTT said...

interesting

One said...

Hehe, interesting how the graphs are inverted.

KillerKun said...

Looks like either way you end up paying a lot of moneys e__e