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Will you upgrade to new iPhones for its features? 65% say 'No': BS Poll

Business Standard yesterday conducted a 24-hour poll asking readers whether they would upgrade to the new iPhones for its features. Here is the result

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 

Apple new iPhones 2018
A demonstration of the newly released Apple products is seen following the product launch event in Cupertino

unveiled new iPhones — the 5.8-inch iPhone Xs and 6.5-inch iPhone Xs Max and 6.1-inch iPhone XR late evening on Wednesday.

The iPhone XR is the cheapest model in the iPhone 2018 range of smartphones. The phone's price starts at Rs 76,900, followed by iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max starts at Rs 99,900 and 109,900, respectively.

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From better camera quality operating system (iOS 12), has brought about several changes in the specification and feature of the new iPhones. Business Standard on Thursday conducted a poll and asked users across Facebook, Twitter and its website whether they would upgrade to the newly announced iPhones for their features.

Here are the results of the 24-hour poll.

The NO club: 64.6 per cent of the votes received across various platforms said they would not be willing to trade their existing smartphones or iPhones for the newly launched devices.

The YES club: 30.5 per cent of the total voters said they would be intrigued to buy the new iPhones and use lavish features such as Apple True Tone technology, which uses six-channel light sensor to subtly adjusts the white balance onscreen to match the colour temperature of the surrounding light. The remaining five per cent said that they might or might not shell out money the high-end iPhone.

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The poll indicated that a majority of readers of Business Standard on Twitter, Facebook and the website said they are not convinced that they should upgrade to the iPhones for their features.

First Published: Fri, September 14 2018. 12:27 IST
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