Despite the hype, Apple has captured only 11.6% of the smartphone market with the iPhone, coming in fourth behind HTC (25.2%), Research in Motion (23.4%), and Palm (19.3%). But in the quality-over-quantity department, iPhone users reported the highest overall satisfaction scores among major smartphone makers.
How do iPhone users shape up? Two-thirds are male, almost a quarter are Hispanic, 55% are under the age of 35 and 63% make over $75,000.
Underscoring that the iPhone isn't about to overtake the BlackBerry as the business world device of choice, only 39% use the iPhone for business (with only 15% saying their employers foot the bill themselves), while 61% are personal users.
Given its popularity, the iPhone might even consider running for president.
With 1 in 100 new blog posts about the sleek accessory, it's generating more buzz online than either John McCain or Barack Obama.--Mark Walsh